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Venezuela Rising: Dispatch Five

Memorials and riots marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death.
06 March 2014, 10:03pm

Yesterday in Caracas, Venezuela, thousands of citizens gathered to mark a year since the passing of the country's late president, Hugo Chavez. Despite a breakdown in relations with Panama and a poor turnout of regional leaders at the party, pro-government "Chavistas" were determined to have fun. Meanwhile, across town, protests by anti government activists continued unabated.


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