The United States government is playing a major global power game...This is in addition to everything else that is going on in the Middle East. And my very strong suspicions about the cancer that Hugo Chavez is suffering with. A huge global chess game is being played. PCR [Paul Craig Robert]'s closing question is most apt:
Will the US collapse in economic chaos before it rules the world?
-Chavez: U.S. May Have Caused My Cancer
Chávez’s comments comes at the heel of the announcement that Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Chávez himself recently had surgery to remove a tumor from his pelvis.