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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez reviews the troops upon his arrival at the Simon Bolivar airport in Maiquetia , Venezuela, Friday March 16, 2012. Chavez returned home Friday nearly three weeks after undergoing cancer surgery in Cuba. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Venezuelan leader returning to Cuba for treatment

The 57-year-old leftist president, in office since 1999, has vowed to overcome cancer to win another six-year term in the Oct. 7 election.