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In Venezuela, Maduro’s Narrow Election Win Leaves Him Weakened

Monday, April 15, 2013

In an election held Sunday to choose a replacement for former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died last month, Chavez’s anointed successor, Nicolas Maduro, narrowly beat rival Henrique Capriles for the presidency.

Capriles has refused to concede the election, citing some 3,200 voting irregularities, and is demanding a recount. ...

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