Venezuela's Vice President Maduro reads a letter from President Chavez during a general meeting at the summit of the CELAC in Santiago

 
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Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro reads a letter from President Hugo Chavez during a general meeting at the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, January 28, 2013. Chavez, Venezuela's cancer-stricken president, made his presence felt at a regional summit on Monday with a flowery letter from his sickbed in Cuba that was laced with literary references and calls for Latin American unity. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout