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Venezuela's Chavez dies, armed forces deployed

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro (L) gestures after announcing the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on March 5, 2013 in Caracas. Chavez lost his battle with cancer Tuesday, silencing the leading voice of the Latin American left and plungiVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez lost his battle with cancer Tuesday, silencing the leading voice of the Latin American left and plunging his divided oil-rich nation into an uncertain future.