Talk to us, Venezuela’s Capriles urges Chavez

Venezuela's defeated opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles gives a news conference in CaracasCARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela's opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, called on Wednesday for a proof of life from ailing President Hugo Chavez, who has not been seen publicly since cancer surgery in Cuba five weeks ago. Chavez's signature appeared in the government's official gazette on Wednesday in a decree naming his new foreign minister – though the document wrongly placed him in Caracas. "If the president of the republic can sign decrees, I call on him to show himself, to talk to Venezuela," Capriles said at his inauguration for a new term as Miranda state governor. …

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