Newly designated Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua waves to supporters after attending the the state-of-the-nation address in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Venezuela

 

              Newly designated Venezuela
Newly designated Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua waves to supporters after attending the the state-of-the-nation address in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro submitted the report in writing from ailing President Hugo Chavez, who is receiving treatment in Cuba after undergoing his fourth cancer surgery. Opposition politicians had argued that lawmakers should have postponed the annual speech because Chavez was supposed to deliver it. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)