Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
VENEZUELA (CNN)—Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, according to Vice President Nicolas Maduro.
In a national announcement, officials say Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m.
He was just 58-years-old.
Authorities say Chavez was suffering from a severe respiratory infection after undergoing his fourth cancer surgery in Cuba.
He had been receiving chemotherapy, along with other treatments.