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In this 2006 photo, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez , right, speak with Cuba's Fidel Castro during their visit to the home of Cuban revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Cordoba, Argentina. Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced on Tuesday that Chavez has died. (AP Photo/Miraflores Press Office)

Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.

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