Buttons of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez sit for sale on the sidelines of a pro-Chavez rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. The cult of personality that Chavez lon

 

              Buttons of Venezuela
Buttons of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez sit for sale on the sidelines of a pro-Chavez rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. The cult of personality that Chavez long nurtured has been flourishing like never before as he confronts an increasingly difficult struggle against the mysterious cancer that afflicts him. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)