Venezuela VP: plot against Chavez allies revealed
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's vice president says the government has uncovered a plot by unidentified groups to attack him and another party leader.
Vice President Nicolas Maduro did not give details about the purported plot but said a "group" had been detected that the authorities believe intended to attack him and National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello.
Maduro made the remark while announcing he would soon travel to Cuba along with Oil Minister Rafael Ramirez to see ailing President Hugo Chavez.
Police and troops stood guard while Maduro spoke to government supporters in Caracas.
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