March 14th, 2013
01:46 AM ET

Plan to embalm Chavez body may have a snag

The plan to embalm the body of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez may have hit a snag.

Scientists in a preliminary assessment have determined that the process might be "quite difficult," acting president Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday

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  1. chrissy

    How can embolming someone be "quite difficult?" Its pretty much standard procedure these days so its not lik theyve invented something new.

    March 14, 2013 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • ..

      They want to do it a lá Lenin. That is a big secret process. It's basically like mummification.

      March 14, 2013 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |