Article Photos: Syrian leader sends message to Venezuela's Chavez 1/1

  The profile of a Syrian embassy employee is reflected in a framed image of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad at a local Venezuelan hotel, in Caracas, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. The framed image was brought to the local hotel to serve as a backdrop for the news conference held by Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mokdad where he was to discuss a message for President Hugo Chavez from Syria's government. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)