Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez

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In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office,  Cuba's President Raul Castro salutes as he stands next to the coffin containing the remains of  Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez during his wake at a military academy where his body will lie in state until his funeral in in state in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 7, 2013.  Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's acting president, said Chavez's  remains will be put on permanent display at the Museum of the Revolution, close to the presidential palace where Chavez ruled for 14 years. A state funeral for Chavez attended by some 33 heads of government is scheduled to begin Friday morning.  At right is Chavez's daughter Rosa Virginia Chavez and left is Vice-President Nicolas Maduro.(AP Photo/Miraflores Press Office)

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A sea of sobbing, heartbroken humanity jammed Venezuela's main military academy on March 8, 2012 for one final glimpse at Hugo Chavez, waiting for hours under the twinkling stars and the searing Caribbean sun to file past his coffin.

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