March 7th, 2013
07:30 PM ET

Chavez's body to be displayed 'like Lenin'

The body of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will eventually displayed publicly "just like Lenin (and) Mao Zedong," the country's interim leader said on state-run TV Thursday.

"The body of our leader will be embalmed, and it will ... be surrounded by crystal glass forever, present forever, and always with his people," Nicolas Maduro said.

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  1. chrissy

    Good! Keep that sulfuric odor where it belongs!

    March 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Caribbean Vibe Barbados

    Reblogged this on CARIBBEAN VIBE BARBADOS – Blog.

    March 7, 2013 at 8:40 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rascal Rabble

    ...is just tooooo freakish...why don't you just erect a monument or a statue or a fountain for penny wishes or ignite a perpetual flame where tourists can roast hot dogs and make smores...

    March 7, 2013 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  4. ..

    They gonna make him into the perpetual mummy like they did Lenin?

    March 7, 2013 at 10:58 pm | Report abuse |
  5. fernace

    This is too morbid for words!!

    March 8, 2013 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |