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Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez dies aged 58


The populist leader of oil-rich Venezuela became Latin America's most vocal and controversial leader and was Washington's chief antagonist in the region.

Venezuela's President and presidential candidate Hugo Chavez speaks in the rain during his closing campaign rally in Caracas

He was undergone four operations to treat cancer in the last few years.


Venezuela's President and presidential candidate Hugo Chavez gestures to supporters during a campaign rally in Barquisimeto
He passed away after a lengthy battle against cancer, Vice President Nicolas Maduro has said.

President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez addresses crowds of supporters at the Camden Centre, London in 2006

He had been in charge of the South American country for 14 years.

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