Hugo Chavez reveals his daily coca fix

January 27th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin  

New York, Jan 27 (ANI): Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has revealed the secret of some of his strength chewing coca, the source of cocaine, every day in the morning.

Chavez let slip his drug use during a four-hour speech last week to Venezuela’s National Assembly.

“I chew coca every day in the morning . . . and look how I am,” the New York Post quoted him, as saying.

According to the Miami Herald, one of the few news organizations to report his remarks, Chavez, a teetotaler, said Fidel Castro “sends me Coppelia ice cream and a lot of other things that regularly reach me from Havana,” while Morales “sends me coca paste . . . I recommend it to you.”

Recently, rumours were making rounds that Chavez and supermodel Naomi Campbell were seeing each other. (ANI)

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