Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez

Associated Press
In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, a woman pays her respects, placing a hand on her heart and saluting,  before she files past the glass-topped casket containing the remains of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez at the military academy, where he started his army career, in Caracas, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Battling an unspecified cancer, Chavez died Tuesday. His flag-draped coffin lies in state at the military academy as a mile-long line of mourners come to pay homage. (AP Photo/Miraflores Presidential 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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