Woman mourning President Hugo Chavez
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Hugo Chavez state funeral: BBC reports and reaction

Mourners are gathering in the Venezuelan capital Caracas for the state funeral of President Hugo Chavez.

President Chavez, who led Venezuela for 14 years, died on Tuesday aged 58 after a long battle with cancer.

More than 30 heads of state are expected to attend the service.

  • 08 Mar 2013