Venezuela Holds State Funeral For President Hugo Chavez

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Supporters gather around televisions to watch the funeral for... News PhotoCaracas,Ceremony,Dead,Death,Funeral,Government,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Latin America,Leadership,Politics,Socialism,Socialist Party,South America,Supporter,Television Set,The Americas,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergSupporters gather around televisions to watch the funeral for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, March 8, 2013. Allies of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez paid their final respects to the firebrand socialist leader at a state funeral that marked the emotional high point of a week of tributes preceding a snap election to choose his successor. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images