Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has died, his vice-president has announced.
Mr Chavez had not appeared in public since he returned to Venezuela last month after cancer treatment in Cuba.
An emotional Nicolas Maduro made the announcement on Tuesday evening, flanked by leading Venezuelan political and military leaders.
Originally posted by canucks555
reply to post by Crakeur
One thing I really respected was the way he treated his people. Wasn't gas basically free at some point? Now THAT is the kind of leadership we need here (My province is right beside the oils sands, yet we still pay HUGE on gas.\