Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Hugo Chávez 1954 – 2013

President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, died this afternoon at the Military Hospital of this capital.

The information was broadcast nationwide by Executive Vicepresident, Nicolas Maduro, who called the Venezuelan people to be calm, united and to await further news about the funeral rites.

Honor and Glory to Hugo Chavez was the final cry of the announcement.

Also, Admiral Diego Morelos, Minister of Defense declared that the Armed Forces joins in the call for unity, and are being deployed as he spoke to maintain national security, always according to the Constitution.