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Nicolas Maduro wins 'narrow' victory

Nicolas Maduro wins 'narrow' victory | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Venezuela's acting president has been declared the winner in the election to replace Hugo Chavez, while the opposition refuse to accept the result without a recount.
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Has the United States ever had an election so close that there needed to be a recount?

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Venezuelan VP: Hugo Chavez is 'gainint strength'

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"President Chavez had an operation for an undisclosed form of cancer in Cuba on 11 December and has not been heard or seen in public since."

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Chavez vows deeper socialist revolution after winning third term | PRI.ORG

Chavez vows deeper socialist revolution after winning third term | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez handily won re-election over the weekend.
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Chavez rival in big Caracas rally

Chavez rival in big Caracas rally | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
With a week to go to Venezuela's election, a huge crowd turns out in Caracas for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, as President Hugo Chavez addresses thousands in Zulia state.
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Venezuela to investigate reports of massacre of Indians by gold miners - CNN.com

The Venezuelan government has said it is investigating allegations that unauthorized Brazilian gold miners killed dozens of indigenous Yanomami Indians.
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First photos of ailing Chavez released amid lengthy absence

First photos of ailing Chavez released amid lengthy absence | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Venezuelans got the first glimpse in more than two months of ailing President Hugo Chavez in photos the government released in a televised announcement.
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Chavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles Venezuela - Reuters

Chavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles Venezuela - Reuters | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
ABC NewsChavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles VenezuelaReutersCARACAS/HAVANA (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew into Cuba on Wednesday for cancer-linked medical treatment that revived questions about the viability of his socialist...
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Venezuela: Polls show Chávez leading as Capriles closes in | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Venezuela: Polls show Chávez leading as Capriles closes in | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Polls show Chávez in the lead as Capriles closes in, three opposition activists killed at a rally in Barinas, and Government launches second...
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Venezuela: Alleged drug lord changed look - USA TODAY

Venezuela: Alleged drug lord changed look - USA TODAY | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
ABC NewsVenezuela: Alleged drug lord changed lookUSA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- One of Colombia's most-wanted alleged drug lords changed his appearance through repeated plastic surgeries before he was captured in Venezuela while making a call...
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Powerful challenger set to take on Chavez in Venezuelan presidential election | PRI.ORG

Powerful challenger set to take on Chavez in Venezuelan presidential election | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Hugo Chavez has been president of Venezuela for 12 years — and he remains popular.
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