Nicolás Maduro, the Man Chosen by Chávez

By Geraldine Cook
March 06, 2013

“We have received the most tragic and difficult information that we can give our people. At 4:25 pm today, March 5th, our Commander, President Hugo Chávez died,” Venezuelan Vice President Nicolás Maduro announced on TV from a military hospital in Caracas, tears running down his cheeks.