World reacts to Hugo Chavez's death

Published: Mar 11 2013 03:10:12 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 06 2013 01:32:38 PM EST

The news of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's death on March 5 elicited both mourning and celebration from people around the world. Take a look at reactions to the controversial leader's death.

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Hugo Chavez died on March 5, 2013 after a two-year battle with cancer, ending 14 years of tumultuous and divisive rule that won him passionate support among the poor but hatred from business leaders and wealthy Venezuelans.

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