Ecuador's president: Chavez undergoing surgery

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's president says that Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez is now undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba.

Correa said at an event on Tuesday that Chavez "is being operated on at this moment."

Correa says "it's a very delicate operation." Correa on Monday traveled to Cuba and met with Chavez.

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