CNN International | 8/9/2010 12:00:00 AM
New Colombian vice president undergoing surgery after heart attack
August 9--Colombian Vice President Angelino Garzon was undergoing surgery for a heart attack Monday, two days after taking office, a hospital director said at a news conference.
The new vice president arrived at the clinic between 6 and 6:30 a.m. (7 to 7:30 a.m. ET), said hospital spokesman Diego Cruz. Clinica Shaio is located in Bogota, the nation's capital.
Garzon, 63, was sworn into office Saturday as vice president for new President Juan Manuel Santos.
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