Nicolas Maduro

4:19pm

Thu March 7, 2013
The Two-Way

Venezuela's Acting President Says Chávez's Body Will Be Permanently Displayed

Originally published on Thu March 7, 2013 4:57 pm

Supporters line up to pay their last respects to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, outside the Military Academy in Caracas on Thursday.
Ronaldo Schemidt AFP/Getty Images

The mourning over the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez took a Lenin-eque turn today: Acting President Nicolas Maduro announced that his remains will be on permanent display at the Museum of the Revolution, "close to the presidential palace where Chavez ruled for 14 years," the AP reports.

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