Hugo Chavez dead
CARACAS, Venezuela, Mar 5, CMC - Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday less than a month after receiving cancer treatment in Cuba, his vice-president Nicolas Maduro has announced
In a brief statement in television, Maduro said that Chavez, 58, who had not appeared in public since he returned from Havana, died after suffering a new, severe respiratory infection.
Earlier he had said that the Venezuelan leader had entered his “most difficult hours”.
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