The world in brief QUOTE OF THE DAY

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 5:13 a.m.

“It’s really good news. It clearly testifies that our country has the capability to enter into space.” North Korean citizen Jon Il Gwang, as Pyongyang residents celebrated the launch of the country’s first satellite in space Article, this page Ill Chavez called iffy for swearing-in CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is facing a “complex” recovery from cancer surgery and may not be well again in time to be sworn in for a third term next month, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said.

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