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Hugo Chavez Obit: Photos

March 06, 2013

Chavez is Released From Prison in 1994

Army Lieutenant Colonel Hugo Chavez speaks to reporters after being released from prison in Caracas, on March 26, 1994. Photographer: Bertrand Parres/AFP via Getty Images

Hugo Chavez, the self-declared socialist who transformed Venezuelan politics by channeling record oil revenue to the poor, nationalizing corporations and vilifying foes as U.S. imperialist puppets, has died. He was 58.

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