Handout picture released by the Venezuelan presidency showing the President of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello (L) and Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro hugging each other aftre the latter was sworn in as acting President during a ceremony in Caracas, on March 8, 2013. Hugo Chavez’s handpicked successor, Nicolas Maduro, was sworn in as acting president of Venezuela late Friday in a disputed inauguration boycotted by the main opposition group. Hours earlier, Latin American leaders and US foes paid tribute to Chavez as he lay in state in a flag-draped coffin during a lavish state funeral. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA/FRANCISCO BATISTA/HO – RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA/FRANCISCO BATISTA/HO” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS