Statement from World Bank Group President on Passing of Hugo Chavez

March 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 – World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today released the following statement on the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez:

“To the family of President Hugo Chavez, and the Venezuelan people I would like to extend, from myself and from my colleagues at the World Bank, our deep condolences at this difficult time".


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