The funeral of Hugo Chavez

Leaders from all over the world have arrived in Venezuela for the funeral of Hugo Chavez, who died Wednesday. At least 50 different countries sent delegates for the funeral in Caracas. Chavez’s body will lie in state for another seven days and after that be embalmed and put on display in a military museum.

Venezuelan soldiers push the protective fences as supporters wait in line to pay last respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. (AFP Photo / Leo Ramirez)

Venezuelan soldiers push the protective fences as supporters wait in line to pay last respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. (AFP Photo / Leo Ramirez)

Guards keep supporters behind a fence as they wait to pay respects to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. (AFP Photo / Ronaldo Schemidt)

Guards keep supporters behind a fence as they wait to pay respects to late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. (AFP Photo / Ronaldo Schemidt)

Cuban president Raul Castro during the funeral of President Hugo Chavez, in Caracas, on March 7, 2013. (AFP Photo / Presidencia)

Cuban president Raul Castro during the funeral of President Hugo Chavez, in Caracas, on March 7, 2013. (AFP Photo / Presidencia)

 

 

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