Hugo Chávez

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Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez look at a TV as... News PhotoCaracas,Daughter,Females,Havana,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Illness,Photography,Politics,Supporter,Surrounding,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSupporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez look at a TV as pictures of the ailing leader surrounded by his daughters in Havana are released to the public, in Caracas on February 15, 2013. Chavez was seen bed-ridden but smiling in photos released Friday that gave a jittery nation a first glimpse of him since his fourth round of cancer surgery in December. The total of four images -- of Chavez holding Thursday's edition of the official Cuban communist party newspaper Granma -- broke a virtual news blackout for Venezuelans living in a state of limbo without their once media-happy and larger than life comandante. AFP PHOTO/JUAN BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)