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Live: Hugo Chávez Funeral in Venezuela

- Common Dreams staff

The coffin of Hugo Chavez was driven through the streets of Caracas yesterday. (Photo: Reuters/Jorge Dan Lopez)The people of Venezuela mourned the passing of Hugo Chávez on Friday as regional and world leaders also arrived in Caracas to pay their respects to the man many credit with leading a wave of leftist resurgence in Latin America during his presidency.

Live coverage of the event in English was also be held Al-Jazeera (here) and The Guardian (here).