Supporters Celebrate Chavez's Return

Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gather at Simon Bolivar Square in Caracas to celebrate after Chavez announced Monday on Twitter that he had returned to the country from Cuba and is hospitalized at a military hospital in the Venezuelan capital. Chavez spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment. Chavez  announced his surprise homecoming via Twitter. "We have arrived again to the Venezuelan motherland," he wrote. "Thank you, God. Thank you, my beloved people. We will continue my treatment here."
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( JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images / February 19, 2013 )

Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gather at Simon Bolivar Square in Caracas to celebrate after Chavez announced Monday on Twitter that he had returned to the country from Cuba and is hospitalized at a military hospital in the Venezuelan capital. Chavez spent more than two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and treatment. Chavez announced his surprise homecoming via Twitter. "We have arrived again to the Venezuelan motherland," he wrote. "Thank you, God. Thank you, my beloved people. We will continue my treatment here."

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