"The unpatriotic oligarchy will never return to govern this country," Maduro said. "We're all Chavez! Chavez is a nation that's on its feet! And it will never, never be defeated!"
The crowd responded, chanting, "Chavez, friend, the people are with you."
Associated Press writers Vivian Sequera and Ian James in Caracas, and Cesar Garcia in Bogota, Colombia, contributed to this report.
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