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    Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s Colorful, Controversial Leader, Diesi
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    March 05, 2013 10:51 PM
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has succumbed to cancer. He was 58. Chavez, who was first diagnosed with cancer in 2011, was a populist and autocratic leader at home and a shrill critic of the United States abroad. VOA’s Brian Padden has more in this report.

    Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s Colorful, Controversial Leader, Dies

    Published March 05, 2013

    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has succumbed to cancer. He was 58. Chavez, who was first diagnosed with cancer in 2011, was a populist and autocratic leader at home and a shrill critic of the United States abroad. VOA’s Brian Padden has more in this report.