FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, members of Venezuela's Bolivarian militia attend the symbolic inauguration for President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. Since taking office in 1999, Chavez has tried to transform the military into defenders of his socialist-inspired policies, especially since a 2002 coup led by rebellious soldiers, and has cultivated the 125,000 person-strong citizens militia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, members of Venezuela's Bolivarian militia attend the symbolic inauguration for President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela.  Since taking office in 1999, Chavez has tried to transform the military into defenders of his socialist-inspired policies, especially since a 2002 coup led by rebellious soldiers, and has cultivated the 125,000 person-strong citizens militia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, members of Venezuela's Bolivarian militia attend the symbolic inauguration for President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela. Since taking office in 1999, Chavez has tried to transform the military into defenders of his socialist-inspired policies, especially since a 2002 coup led by rebellious soldiers, and has cultivated the 125,000 person-strong citizens militia. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
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