People waiting to view the remains of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
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Nicolas Maduro sworn in as acting president of Venezuela

Vice-President Nicolas Maduro is due to be sworn in as acting president of Venezuela. He has to call elections within 30 days.

The state funeral of President Hugo Chavez has been taking place in the Venezuelan capital Caracas.

President Chavez, who led Venezuela for 14 years, died on Tuesday aged 58 after a long battle with cancer.

Footage courtesy of VTV

  • 08 Mar 2013