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The agony of Hugo Chavez:
details emerge of his final days

Reuters, by Marianna Parraga

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Posted By:Oblio, 3/9/2013 12:35:42 PM

Caracas - Venezuela´s Hugo Chavez slid into a coma the day before he died of respiratory failure after cancer spread into his lungs, sources say.Chavez´s precise condition was one of the world´s best-kept secrets since his cancer was announced in June 2011. Since his death this week, however, details have emerged of the 58-year-old president´s battle with cancer and the last moments in the hospital with close family and senior aides.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: unagator, 3/9/2013 12:40:09 PM     (No. 9216815)

Your feel good story of the day!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: afreeman, 3/9/2013 12:53:13 PM     (No. 9216831)

So nice to read cheerful news once in a while!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 3/9/2013 12:53:52 PM     (No. 9216832)

I will now play the world´s smallest violin in tribute.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rellimpank2, 3/9/2013 12:54:33 PM     (No. 9216834)

---only a few days after the sixtieth anniversary of the death of one of his mentors--Joe Djugashvili--better known as ´Stalin´--

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TUSKER, 3/9/2013 1:08:51 PM     (No. 9216860)

Bow-Boy´s mentor was a whimpering, simpering coward, terrified of dying...and worth a lot of stolen money.

He´s now an even more worthless, mouldering socialist/dictator freak in a display box.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection, 3/9/2013 1:11:54 PM     (No. 9216864)

There´s one story I didn´t even bother reading, the title of the article was good enough for me.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 3/9/2013 1:12:25 PM     (No. 9216865)

It´s amusing how dictatorships try to keep their leader´s health a secret until word somehow gets out. A year ago anybody with the least knowledge of modern medecine knew that Chavez had only months or weeks to live at best.

The more secret a government becomes, the more authoritaran they are becoming. Reminds me of a certain once great country....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 3/9/2013 1:49:57 PM     (No. 9216915)

Lenin´s last years in declining health were well hidden. The last photos showed a toothless skeleton in a wheel chair.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bpl40, 3/9/2013 1:52:03 PM     (No. 9216918)

Let us hope his afterlife is even worse.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stevendm, 3/9/2013 2:03:28 PM     (No. 9216936)

It couldn´t have happened to a more deserving person.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 3/9/2013 2:06:00 PM     (No. 9216939)

There is justice in the world

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Reply 12 - Posted by: sliver of truth, 3/9/2013 2:10:08 PM     (No. 9216946)

His soul was as cancer ridden as his physical body.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: eoddad, 3/9/2013 2:12:39 PM     (No. 9216950)

Is that "El Diablo" I smell burning?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/9/2013 2:24:27 PM     (No. 9216964)

As many of us surmised, those highly publicized "last words" never happened just before he died.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 3/9/2013 2:29:47 PM     (No. 9216973)

Who says there´s nothing uplifting in the news these days?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Jubilationtcornpone, 3/9/2013 2:39:45 PM     (No. 9216986)

Smelling any sulphur and brimstone now, Chavey?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 3/9/2013 2:40:13 PM     (No. 9216987)

A little preparatory training for Hell.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: snakeoil, 3/9/2013 2:45:50 PM     (No. 9216989)

Wonder if he got state of the art Cuban Medicine? Take two aspirins and call me in 5 years.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 3/9/2013 3:37:04 PM     (No. 9217038)

I´m sorry he slipped into a coma. He should have been screaming in pain until the last minute.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ricktutt, 3/9/2013 4:05:39 PM     (No. 9217059)

I hope he is burning in hell!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 3/9/2013 4:41:21 PM     (No. 9217105)

Well, this just goes to show our lefty friends, you may avoid taxes, so many of you are able to do that, but you won´t avoid death. It´s coming for all of us.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/9/2013 5:52:29 PM     (No. 9217175)

the best i can say about Hugo is that the road to hell is paved with good intentions

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bob913, 3/9/2013 7:03:26 PM     (No. 9217273)

"I didn´t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying that I approved of it." --Mark Twain


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Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/10/2013 1:27:17 AM     (No. 9217531)

Hugo running for re-election was kind of like Jesse Jr running.

On the day he passed away, many Americans died of cancer. They received my sympathy.

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