Breaking: Hugo Chavez Dead At 58

Venezuelan despot Hugo Chavez died Tuesday at the age of 58.

The Associated Press reported moments ago:

President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

Vice President Nicolas Maduro, surrounded by other government officials, announced the death in a national television broadcast. He said Chavez died at 4:25 p.m. local time.

Noel Sheppard
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