The Spanish newspaper ABC said the Venezuelan president is in critical condition and would have scheduled an upcoming disconnection artificial assistance extending the life of the president. From Caracas, however, say the Bolivarian leader spent the day "peaceful and stable".

Although from Venezuela are determined to say that Hugo Chavez's health is not at risk, inthe last hours transpired that the president went into a coma, with very weak vital signs, maintained through artificial assistance procured the hospital in Havana in which he was admitted. Sources consulted by the Spanish newspaper ABC said they had scheduled a shutdown next artificial assistance extending the life of the president. That disconnect, with predictable result of death, could occur at any time.

Venezuelan officials say Chavez is still alive, although they seem to be preparing the country for the news of the death of the Bolivarian leader. His son and Minister of Science and Technology, Jorge Arreaza, said Chavez had reached the end of the year "peaceful and stable". Meanwhile, Venezuelan Vice President, Nicolas Maduro, said Sunday that his situation was "delicate."

For several days, the health of Chavez is considered critical, with its vital functions artificially assisted following the operation he underwent on December 11 due to advanced cancer you have and postoperative complications provadas by a infection.

With constant fever, loss of consciousness and the antibóticos unanswered, Chavez came to the end of the year in intensive care, without eating anything solid since undergoing surgery three weeks ago, with "anus against nature" and due to intravenous feeding extraction of about half a meter of intestine, according to intelligence sources with access to your medical team. Also their respiratory functions were artificially assisted after tracheotomy which was submitted by an infection that led to the retention of fluid in the lungs. That picture is completed with renal insufficiency.

In the operation carried out on December 11 to remove her four crops of pelvis and bowel cancer, the president were extracted 43.4 inches of small intestine. A biopsy conducted during surgery also detected cancer cells in the inner walls of the intestine and the bladder.

The operation, performed by a medical team arrived in Russia specifically, with the assistance of Cuban doctors also found that bone metastases and spinal cord was progressing steadily. Normally this would have probably required an upcoming bone marrow transplant, but his condition and as allowed deterioradono more performances.

On the eve of the celebration of the new year, the people of Caracas attended an ecumenical Mass held in the church of San Francisco, in Caracas, to reaffirm their support and solidarity to the Head of State, who went on television the liturgical act, reported in the event the Minister of Communication and Information, Ernesto Villegas.

Also in the Plaza Bolivar, the capital city, the revolutionary people gathered to express their hope for the speedy healing of President.

On the night of Sunday 30 Nicolas Maduro Vice reported from Havana that Chavez faced some complications from the surgery to remove the cancer being treated in the abdominal area, the fourth intervention in 18 months.

The state president is "sensitive" and "non-exempt risk" Maduro reported from Havana, in a message broadcast on national television in Venezuela.