Venezuela's Hugo Chavez in 'stable' condition: Govt
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's government says President Hugo Chavez is in a "stable situation" receiving treatment due to a severe respiratory infection.
The government provided its latest update on Monday night.
Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said the government is in "permanent contact" with Mr Chavez's medical team and relatives who are with him.
He did not give details but said that Mr Chavez's treatment is being applied "constantly and rigorously".