Chavez heads to Cuba, says chemo to 'attack hard'

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and his daughter Rosa Virginia walk up the stairs to a plane as they depart for Cuba from Simon Bolivar international airport in Maiquetia on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday July 16, 2011. Chavez left home Saturday for Cuba to begin chemotherapy, vowing to win his fight against cancer and calling for his political allies to stay united in his absence. Earlier in the day, Chavez announced he was delegating some of his duties to his vice president and finance minister as he prepared to fly to Cuba. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

July 16, 2011 7:57:28 PM PDT
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez left home Saturday for Cuba to begin chemotherapy, vowing to win his fight against cancer and calling for his political allies to stay united in his absence.

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