The famous friends of Hugo Chavez

Published On: Mar 06 2013 09:47:13 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 06 2013 09:58:29 AM CST

From Sean Penn to Don King, Hugo Chavez had an ecclectic circle of famous friends.

Chavez Friends - Jesse Jackson
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Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson (L) is decorated by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez with the Liberator's Order prior to a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas on Aug. 29, 2005. Jackson rejected U.S government claims that Chavez is a threat to regional stability and called on both governments to curb escalating rhetoric to resolve their differences. 

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