Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has died

Tuesday - 3/5/2013, 6:08pm EST

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Vice President Nicolas Maduro says Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at age 58.

The populist leader of oil-rich Venezuela became Latin America's most vocal and controversial leader and was Washington's chief antagonist in the region.


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