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Hugo Chavez

DEAD

Venezuelan President Dies at 58

3/5/2013 1:57 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has died ... this according to Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro. 

Maduro -- who was fighting back tears during the announcement -- said Chavez died today at 4:25 PM.

Chavez had been in Cuba for months, where he was receiving treatment for a mystery illness that turned out to be cancer.

Chavez hated America ... and blamed all of the world's problems on the United States.

To paraphrase Ben Affleck ... Hugo f**k yourself. 

He was 58.

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166.

Ivan in Phoenix    

Hopefully, despotic dictators die in 3's too!

504 days ago
167.

pix    

Yah

504 days ago
168.

Mee    

Maybe Ben Affleck will Have to do this HIMSELF because this one is gone.

504 days ago
169.

steak man     

Have fun in hell!

504 days ago
170.

Kardashian Ass    

Joseph "Mr Chevron oil" Kennedy must be crying in one his mansions.

504 days ago
171.

WooHAgotyouallincheck    

Id rather rub one out with sandpaper & IcyHot, than see this Chelsea Handler sidekick alive again.

504 days ago
172.

Mahmoud     

Oh ok

504 days ago
173.

Mon    

Great news!

504 days ago
174.

EasilyHard    

Didn't he give oil to america's poor?

504 days ago
175.

Fezfez    

Wow most news posts are kissing this guys ass down playing how evil he was. New found respect for Tmz for not doing that

504 days ago
176.

BB not bb    

He was beloved by many of his people, he just wasn't someone who would go along with the powers that be. He had the Joe for Oil program that gave poor Americans heating oil. He was another major player in oil produciton. Maybe that got on the nerves of the Nazi/American-Arab oil conglomerate.


When the PTB wanted some Ukranian leader removed. they put a chemical in his drink that turned his face 100 years old. Maybe someone slipped Chavez something that gave him this mysterious cancer that killed him.


I believe that he made Venezuela progressive in many ways and did a lot to help the poor. He was kind of like a South American Gaddafi.


I wonder if there will be some kind of coup de etat to gain control of the oil fields. There might suddenly be some sort of right wing dictator popping up.

504 days ago
177.

TigerLily    

Didn't mean to flag whoever I did....

504 days ago
178.

Northerner    

now if Obama would follow him into the grave this would be a much better world!

504 days ago
179.

Keyser Söze    

He was one arrogant bastard.
But the poorest folks in his country really loved him for helping them out, so he couldn't be all bad.

504 days ago
180.

News Flash     

And the party begins!

504 days ago
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