30/04/2012 | Printed Edition
Cancer is, no doubt, the fiercest battle that Hugo Chávez is facing today. But the mother of all battles is being fought on this side of the Maginot line, on his own turf, among the chavistas. His political kin is still in need of protecting him but at the same time domestic skirmishes are escalating. It is the war for Chávez’s succesion.