March 5th, 2013

Hugo Chavez 1954 – 2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at the age of 58.

CNN correspondent Shasta Darlington (@ShastaCNN) is in Caracas covering Chavez’s death for all CNN platforms. CNN en Español anchor Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn), who interviewed Chavez in 2010, is providing analysis from Washington, D.C. while senior Latin American affairs editor Rafael Romo (@RafaelRomoCNN) is covering from Atlanta. CNN’s Havana-based correspondent Patrick Oppmann (@CNN_Oppmann) is reporting on Chavez’s ties to Cuba, and the country’s reaction to the Venezuelan president’s death.

CNNE’s Patricia Janiot (@patriciajaniot), who interviewed Chavez several times, and Fernando Del Rincon (@fdelrinconCNN) are in Caracas covering reaction to Chavez’s death and what the future holds for Venezuela.

iReport, CNN’s global participatory news community, is asking users to share thoughts on Chavez’ legacy here.

This post will be updated as additional coverage details become available.