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Chavez opponents hold demonstration in Venezuela demanding answers about president's cancer

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    A protester dressed as a death holds up pan during an opposition demonstration against of the devaluation of the currency in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Venezuela's government announced on Friday, Feb. 8 that it is devaluing the country's currency, a long-anticipated change expected to push up prices in the heavily import-reliant economy. Venezuela's government has had strict currency exchange controls since 2003 and maintains a fixed, government-set exchange rate. While those controls have restricted the amounts of dollars available at the official rate, an illegal black market has flourished and the value of the bolivar has recently been eroding. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) (The Associated Press)

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    A protester shows a fake bill that reads in Spanish "This is the revolution. Poor Bolivar" with the value of 100 crossed out and 54 written next to it, at an opposition demonstration against of the devaluation of the currency in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Venezuela's government announced on Friday, Feb. 8 that it is devaluing the country's currency, a long-anticipated change expected to push up prices in the heavily import-reliant economy. Venezuela's government has had strict currency exchange controls since 2003 and maintains a fixed, government-set exchange rate. While those controls have restricted the amounts of dollars available at the official rate, an illegal black market has flourished and the value of the bolivar has recently been eroding. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) (The Associated Press)

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    A protester holds up a picture of Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro that reads in Spanish "Big red package, plus inflation" during an opposition demonstration against of the devaluation of the currency in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Venezuela's government announced on Friday, Feb. 8 that it is devaluing the country's currency, a long-anticipated change expected to push up prices in the heavily import-reliant economy. Venezuela's government has had strict currency exchange controls since 2003 and maintains a fixed, government-set exchange rate. While those controls have restricted the amounts of dollars available at the official rate, an illegal black market has flourished and the value of the bolivar has recently been eroding. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) (The Associated Press)

Hundreds of government opponents in Venezuela have held a demonstration demanding answers about President Hugo Chavez's condition while he remains out of sight in a hospital.

Chavez is undergoing treatment in a military hospital in Caracas more than 10 weeks after his latest cancer surgery.

Opposition leaders at Saturday's demonstration criticized secrecy surrounding Chavez's diagnosis and treatment. They say many Venezuelans want the government to tell the whole truth about the president's condition.

Chavez hasn't spoken publicly since before his Dec. 11 surgery, and during that time has been seen only in several photographs released by the government.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Friday night that he and other officials had a lengthy visit with the president at the hospital.