Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Dies at age 58

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (deceased)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (deceased)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who cast himself as a 21st century socialist has died at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer, on Tuesday March 5th 2013, says Vice President Nicolas Maduro.

According to the Government of Venezuela, the last months of Chavez’ life was marked by an uncharacteristic silence as his health condition became complicated.

Chavez underwent a fourth and last surgery on December 11 2012 in Cuba, and was not publicly seen again.

A handful of pictures released in February of 2013, were the last images the public had of their president.

SAT TV News will provide a detailed story on Mr. Chavez’s death in our news package tomorrow evening.

© 2012 SAT Telecommunications Ltd.

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