Thousands March With Chávez Coffin

    The flag-draped coffin containing the body of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez is taken from the hospital where he died, to a military academy where it will remain until his funeral in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Seven days of mourning were declared, all schools were suspended for the week and friendly heads of state were expected for an elaborate funeral Friday.

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    Not a happy face could be found on the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, as thousands of mourners accompanied late leader Hugo Chávez's coffin to the Military Academy, where it will be until Friday. A flag-clad hearst drove at 5 miles per hour as crowds dressed in red walked alongside. Chávez, who ruled for 14 years, died Tuesday at 58 after a battle with cancer. The government announced that the country will be in mourning for seven days.

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