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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro announced Tuesday that President Hugo Chavez passed away at the age of 58. He leaves behind a country he built through charisma and populist rhetoric along with an anti-American message.

CBS4–03/05/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is shown on Venezuelan Television for the first time in two months on 2/15/12. (Source: Government Of Venezuela)

Venezuelan V.P. Says Chavez “Fighting For His Life”

Venezuela’s vice president said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life while he continues to undergo treatment more than two months after his latest cancer surgery.

CBS4–03/01/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is shown on Venezuelan Television for the first time in two months on 2/15/12. (Source: Government Of Venezuela)

Venezuela Releases Images Of Hugo Chavez

For the first time in more than two months, the Venezuelan government showed pictures of President Hugo Chavez, who is undergoing cancer treatment in Cuba.

CBS Miami–02/15/2013

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Romney Ad Tries To Link Obama With Chavez & Castro

Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has come under fire for airing false claims in commercials in Ohio, but his campaign is now targeting the Hispanic vote in Florida with ads linking President Barack Obama to Hugo Chavez and the Castro’s.

CBS Miami–11/01/2012

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Hugo Chavez Arrives In Cuba For Cancer Treatment

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived in Cuba Saturday for urgent cancer surgery after an emotional day of farewells in his home country of Venezuela.

CBS4–02/25/2012

Cuban television aired new pictures Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez talking with former leader Fidel Castro.  (Source: CBS)

Cuban TV Photos Show Healthy Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro

Several new photos featuring a recovering Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro were aired on Cuban television Tuesday night.

CBS4–06/29/2011

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Temporary Miami Crypt Found For Venezuelan Ex-Pres

A court-appointed curator has recommended a site in Miami for the temporary crypt of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez.

CBS4–06/21/2011

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Fmr. Venezuelan President’s S. Fla. Family To Fight For Body

A hearing has been set to determine whether the body of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez will be laid to rest in the United States or returned to his native country.

CBS4–01/08/2011

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Ex-Venezuelan President’s Funeral Delayed

A family feud over the final resting place of former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez has now delayed his burial after a court decision.

12/29/2010

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