Venezuela: Chavez cites plot to kill Morales
December 22, 2008 -

ACAPULCOCARACAS TEHRAN VLADIVOSTOK - President Hugo Chavez announced on Sunday that a plot to assassinate his friend and ally Evo Morales of Bolivia had been uncovered.

Chavez said the Bolivian president called and told him that authorities in the Andean country had uncovered the plot. The Venezuelan leader said during a radio broadcast that he wouldn't go into details, leaving that to Bolivian officials, but he said he told Morales to "be careful."