Symbolic Inauguration Held For Ailing Chavez

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A supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attends a gathering... Fotografía de noticiasAdulto,Asistir,Campaña política,Caracas,Detalle de primer plano,Efigie,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Manifestación,Mujeres,Palacio,Palacio de Miraflores,Partidario,Política,Respeto,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez attends a gathering in homage of Chavez outside Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on January 10, 2013. With cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez hospitalized in Cuba, thousands of flag-waving Venezuelans in red shirts filled the streets of Caracas Thursday to inaugurate his new term without him. Bands played anthems from street-side stages as people poured out of buses to make their way on foot toward the Miraflores presidential palace for a symbolic swearing-in of the people in place of Chavez, who is too sick to take the oath of office. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)