Huge crowds gathered again outside the Military Academy where the body of Hugo Chavez has lain in state since his death.
His funeral is due to start shortly.
Yesterday dozens were injured in the crush to view the president's body.
More than 20 world leaders are expected to attend the funeral today, but there will be no burial as he will be embalmed.
Thousands flocked to the streets of Caracas to see the coffin of Chavez travel through the city to lie in state until Friday's funeral.
A look back at the life of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who has died at the age of 58 after a two-year battle with cancer.