Fidel Castro: Venezuela's Chavez 'much better'

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is getting "much better" after undergoing a fourth cancer operation in December, according to the president's friend and retired revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in comments published Monday in Cuban newspapers.


Castro spoke to official media Sunday when he appeared at a Havana polling station to cast his vote in parliamentary elections. He said he gets daily updates on Chavez's condition. (AP)