**FILE** A room with a portrait of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is prepared for supporters and members of the diplomatic corps to pay tribute and sign the book of condolences at the Venezuelan Embassy in the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines, on March 7, 2013. Chavez died Wednesday after a long bout with cancer. He was 58. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A room with a portrait of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is prepared for supporters and members of the diplomatic corps to pay tribute and sign the book of condolences at the Venezuelan Embassy in the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines, on March 7, 2013. Chavez died Wednesday after a long bout with cancer. He was 58. (Associated Press)