Venezuela’s Chavez dead—VP
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CARACAS—Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez died Tuesday, Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced, shortly after Caracas revealed that the cancer-stricken leftist icon was suffering from a severe infection.
“We have received the hardest and most tragic news that… comandante President Hugo Chavez died today at 4:25 p.m.,” Maduro said on state television.
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