Leaders gather for state funeral of Hugo Chavez

Friday, 08 March 2013 - 18:34

Leaders from Latin America and beyond are gathering in the Venezuelan capital Caracas for the funeral of President Hugo Chavez. After the funeral, Chavez's body will be taken to a military museum to lie in state for another seven days. Vice-President Nicolas Maduro says Chavez's body is to be embalmed and placed on permanent display.