Ahmadinejad: Chávez Will Return

    Supporters of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez cry outside the military hospital where President Hugo Chavez, aged 58, died Tuesday in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2013.  Seven days of mourning were declared, all school was suspended for the week and friendly heads of state were expected  for an elaborate funeral Friday..(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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    There’s always an encore. Fear not, those mourning the passing of Venezuelan autocrat Hugo Chávez. Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad posted a letter on his website, promising that the deceased president would “come again” with Jesus and a Muslim prophet expected to redeem mankind. Ahmadinejad called for a day of national mourning for the “Latin American anti-imperialist figure.” In the capital of Caracas, Chávez’s coffin was carried through the streets as 8,000 people gathered outside the hospital where he died and thousands more flooded the streets.

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