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Rest In Peace… Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Passes On at 58



The President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez has died from complications related to cancer. He was 58.

In a national broadcast on Tuesday, Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro declared him dead.

An online news portal, reports that the Latin American leader underwent four surgeries since he was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2011.

In December, he underwent a surgery in Cuba which was followed by several complications including a severe respiratory infection and bleeding. On 18th February 2013, Chavez had quietly returned to Venezuela from Cuba, but the public hadn’t seen him in months.

He is survived by four children.

May his soul Rest In Peace.

Adeola Adeyemo is a graduate of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from University of Lagos. However, her passion is writing and she worked as a reporter with NEXT Newspaper. She believes that anything can be written about; anything can be a story depending on the angle it is seen from and the writer's imagination. When she is not writing news or feature articles, she slips into her fantasies and creates interesting fiction pieces. She blogs at

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