By Stephen Lendman
"Despite his poor health after complex surgery this past December 11, his overall clinical evolution has been favorable over the last several days.""The president continues to strictly comply with his medical treatment. The respiratory infection is controlled, although the commander-president still requires specific measures for addressing his insufficient breathing.""The president is aware and in contact with his family, his political team and with the attending team of physicians in order to keep abreast of relevant information.""On the eve of the celebration of the “Divina Pastora” procession, the Bolivarian Government of Venezuela invites Venezuelan families to join in prayer to the patron saint of Barquisimeto to fill our country with peace and happiness.""Long live Chavez!"
"The head of state continues to respond well to the treatment and his recovery is advancing every day, said Adan.""We are sure that with the support of God, science and our people, the president will come out on top in this new battle.""The reports circulating on social networks and other media that the president is in a coma and the family is discussing the supposed disconnection of life-support equipment are totally false."
"This issue has now been resolved by the three powers of the Venezuelan state (executive, legislative and judicial)."They have chosen a way that gives time for the situation (with regard to Chavez’s health) to become clear."It "allows a waiting period for the president elect to return and be sworn-in."
subverting democratic freedoms.
"If two or more persons in any State or Territory conspire to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force the (elected) Government of the United States, or to levy war against them, or to oppose by force the authority thereof, or by force to seize, take, or possess any property of the United States contrary to the authority thereof, they shall each be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both."
"Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying War against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them Aid and Comfort."