By Ariana Bacle
Updated March 07, 2014 at 04:07 PM EST

Ted Turner, the founder of CNN and Turner Broadcasting System, is currently at a hospital under observation, according to a statement given to CNN by Turner’s spokesman Phillip Evans.

Evans didn’t give any other information, saying, “Given it is our policy not to comment on his personal health, no further details will be provided.” The 75-year-old was traveling in South America when he was admitted to the hospital.