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Dictator Hugo Chavez Dead

PaddyL Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:27 PM
There have been reports that Chavez was on life support before leaving Cuba. He was dead months ago.

NBC News is reporting Venezuelan Dictator Hugo Chavez is dead after months of battling cancer and other health complications. AP has the details:

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, surrounded by other government officials, announced the death in a national television broadcast. He said Chavez died at 4:25 p.m. local time.

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