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VIDEO: Venezuela's Pres. Hugo Chavez dead at 58

Associated Press

Publication: theday.com

Published March 05. 2013 5:00PM   Updated March 05. 2013 6:47PM
Ariana Cubillos/AP Photo
A woman reads a newspaper as she stands by a wall covered with posters showing Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez pictured with his daughters Maria Gabriela, and Rosa Virginia, outside the military hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Vice President Nicolas Maduro says Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at age 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.

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