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Chavez hometown mourns his death

Many Sabaneta residents disappointed that late Venezuelan leader will not be buried in the small town.
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2013 03:45

Late President Hugo Chavez is being mourned by Venezuelans across the country, but nowhere more so than in his home town.

The Chavez family are akin to royalty in Sabaneta, a small town in the state of Barinas.

Hugo Chavez brother Adan is the state’s governor, and his other brother Anibal is a mayor.

Many residents in Sabaneta are disappointed that Chavez would not be buried in his hometown. The deceased had once said in an interview that he wanted to be buried there.

Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Sabaneta.

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