Venezuela mourns Hugo Chavez

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Workers paint a mural that is symbolic of the eyes of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez on the stairs at the El Calvario monument in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 7, 2013.  Chavez died on March 5 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.  He was 58. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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A sea of sobbing, heartbroken humanity jammed Venezuela's main military academy on March 8, 2012 for one final glimpse at Hugo Chavez, waiting for hours under the twinkling stars and the searing Caribbean sun to file past his coffin.

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