Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez

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Supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez cry outside the military hospital where President Hugo Chavez, aged 58, died on Tuesday in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2013.  Seven days of mourning were declared, all school was suspended for the week and friendly heads of state were expected  for an elaborate funeral Friday. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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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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