Covering the death of Hugo Chávez

It was March 5, 2013. I’d woken up early that morning and visited a small chapel outside the military hospital where Hugo Chávez was being treated. There wasn’t any great reason for going that morning; I just felt it was always good to be on top of things and see what was happening. I then interviewed Venezuelan comedian Laureano Márquez at his office for a feature about how comedy was dealing with the political crisis, a rewrite for

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