Fidel Castro describes Chavez's 'tough days of suffering'

Fidel Castro wrote to Hugo Chavez in a letter published by Cuba's government on Monday, following the Venezuelan president's return home:

I'm pleased you have been able to return to the piece of soil you love so much and the fraternal people who give you so much support.

You have learnt a lot about life, Hugo, in those tough days of suffering and sacrifice.

– Fidel Castro

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Chavez returns to Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to his homeland after more than two months away for cancer treatment.