Symbolic Inauguration Held For Ailing Chavez

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Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gather outside... News PhotoCaracas,Event,Horizontal,Hugo Chavez,Palace,Palacio de Miraflores,Politics,Respect,Supporter,Venezuela,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSupporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gather outside Miraflores presidential palace during an event in homage of Chavez, in Caracas on January 10, 2013. With Chavez ailing and absent, Venezuela's leftist government launches a new presidential term with a display of popular support on the day he was to be inaugurated. The Supreme Court cleared the cancer-stricken president,kwho is recovering from a fourth round of cancer surgery in Havana, to indefinitely postpone his re-inauguration and said his existing administration could remain in office until he is well enough to take the oath. The government has said that he is recovering from complications from surgery, most recently a severe pulmonary infection that had resulted in a 'respiratory insufficiency.' AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)