The charismatic and omnipresent Venezuelan president died on March 5 at age 58.
June 11, 2012
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez waves to the crowd while riding atop a truck upon his arrival to the elections office in Caracas. Chavez rallied thousands of his supporters wearing his signature red beret and blowing kisses to the crowd as he formalized his presidential candidacy and launched his reelection bid. Second from left is daughter Rosines and, at right, brother Adan.