Earrings decorated with images of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez covered in plastic wrappers are for sale on the sidelines of a rally by Chavez supporters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Filling the void of Chavez's 6-week absence following a fourth surgery in Cuba, the government has been churning out a steady stream of emotional images, slogans and Chavez sound bites that appear poised to solidify Chavez's legacy as a messianic savior of the poor. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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Earrings decorated with images of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez covered in plastic wrappers are for sale on the sidelines of a rally by Chavez supporters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Filling the void of Chavez's 6-week absence following a fourth surgery in Cuba, the government has been churning out a steady stream of emotional images, slogans and Chavez sound bites that appear poised to solidify Chavez's legacy as a messianic savior of the poor. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Earrings decorated with images of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez covered in plastic wrappers are for sale on the sidelines of a rally by Chavez supporters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Filling the void of Chavez's 6-week absence following a fourth surgery in Cuba, the government has been churning out a steady stream of emotional images, slogans and Chavez sound bites that appear poised to solidify Chavez's legacy as a messianic savior of the poor. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
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