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Maduro declared official poll winner

Monday, April 15th 2013, 22:25
related places: Caracas

Venezuela's election authority formally proclaims Nicolas Maduro as the winner of Sunday's closely-fought presidential vote.
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Venezuela challenger demands recount

Monday, April 15th 2013, 17:32

Defeated Venezuelan presidential candidate Henrique Capriles demands a recount of votes, rejecting the election of Nicolas Maduro as "illegitimate".
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VIDEO: Chavez heir wins Venezuela election

Monday, April 15th 2013, 12:59

Socialist Nicolas Maduro, hand-picked successor of the late leader Hugo Chavez, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll.
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Chavez heir wins Venezuela election

Monday, April 15th 2013, 8:57

Nicolas Maduro, the hand-picked successor of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, wins presidential polls by a narrow margin, but his challenger rejects the result.
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Venezuela votes for Chavez successor

Monday, April 15th 2013, 0:44
related places: Chavez

Venezuelans have been voting to choose a successor to late President Hugo Chavez, with the opposition already alleging irregularities.
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VIDEO: Venezuelans vote on Chavez successor

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 18:47

Venezuelans are deciding their political future for a post-Hugo Chavez era.
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Venezuela row on eve of election

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 3:55

Venezuela's opposition accuses the acting president of unlawful campaigning and launches its own internet TV channel on the eve of elections.
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Venezuela polls in Chavez's shadow

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 1:54
related places: Chavez

How memory of former leader affects Venezuela's election
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VIDEO: Venezuela election campaigning ends

Friday, April 12th 2013, 5:27

Campaigning has ended in Venezuela ahead of this weekend's presidential election - the first vote in almost 20 years in which Hugo Chavez will not be a candidate.
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Crowds at final rallies in Venezuela

Friday, April 12th 2013, 1:01
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles marches through Caracas urging voters to rid the country of a government "riddled with corruption".
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Chavez's office 'to become museum'

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 14:25

The office of the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez will be turned into a museum, according to his chosen successor Nicolas Maduro.
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Capriles supporters in Caracas march

Sunday, April 7th 2013, 23:40
related places: Caracas

Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles marches through Caracas urging voters to rid the country of a government "riddled with corruption".
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Venezuelan candidate curses voters

Sunday, April 7th 2013, 6:24

The acting president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, puts a curse on citizens who do not vote for him in next week's election.
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Rallies kick off Venezuelan campaign

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013, 0:46

Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles speak to tens of thousands of their supporters as the campaign to replace Hugo Chavez begins in Venezuela.
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Venezuela set for post-Chavez election

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 17:58
related places: Chavez

Venezuela set for first election without Hugo Chavez
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VIDEO: Chavez laid to rest at museum

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 8:16
related places: Caracas

The body of Hugo Chavez has been laid to rest at a military museum in Venezuela's capital, Caracas.
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Chavez body reaches Caracas museum

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 1:04
related places: Caracas, Chavez

Hugo Chavez's coffin has been laid to rest at a military museum in the capital, Caracas, after lying in state for 10 days.
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Chavez 'unlikely to be embalmed'

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 22:51

The acting president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro says it is highly unlikely that the body of the former president Hugo Chavez will be embalmed.
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Chavez 'murder' claim to be probed

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 18:53

Venezuelan officials say they will set up inquiry to investigate suspicions that President Hugo Chavez might have been murdered by foreign intelligence agencies.
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The role of the military in the post-Chavez era

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 0:56
related places: Chavez

How will the military fare in Venezuela without Chavez?
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US expels Venezuelan diplomats

Monday, March 11th 2013, 22:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Caracas

The United States sends back two Venezuelan diplomats following last week's expulsion of two US military attaches from Caracas.
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Ahmadinejad under fire for consoling Chavez's mother

Monday, March 11th 2013, 11:17
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Chavez

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is mired in a fresh controversy over both real and fake photos showing him consoling relations of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.
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Capriles to stand in Venezuela poll

Monday, March 11th 2013, 3:49

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles confirms he will stand in April's presidential elections, called after the death of Hugo Chavez.
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Venezuela sets post-Chavez poll date

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 2:45
related places: Chavez

A presidential election to replace late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will be held on 14 April, the country's electoral commission says.
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VIDEO: Venezuela swears in acting president

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 7:23

Venezuela's former vice-president Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as acting president, hours after the state funeral of Hugo Chavez.
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Venezuela swears in acting president

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 1:59

Venezuela's former vice-president Nicolas Maduro is sworn in as acting president hours after the state funeral of Hugo Chavez.
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Thousands attend Chavez funeral

Friday, March 8th 2013, 23:15
related places: Caracas, Chavez

Venezuelans bid farewell to President Hugo Chavez at a state funeral attended by about 30 world leaders and huge crowds of his supporters.
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VIDEO: Hugo Chavez body to stay on display

Friday, March 8th 2013, 3:39

The body of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to be embalmed and put on display after his funeral, Vice-President Nicolas Maduro says
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Hugo Chavez body to stay on display

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 22:44

The body of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will be put on display after his funeral, the government says.
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Body of Hugo Chavez lies in state

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 16:11
related places: Caracas

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans pay their last respects to the late President Hugo Chavez, who is lying in state before his funeral on Friday.
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VIDEO: Thousands march with Chavez coffin

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 22:51
related places: Chavez

Venezuelan authorities have declared seven days of mourning following the death of President Hugo Chavez.
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Thousands march with Chavez coffin

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 22:32
related places: Caracas

Venezuela begins seven days of mourning after the death of President Hugo Chavez, with crowds accompanying his coffin through the streets of Caracas.
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Penn and Stone pay tribute to Chavez

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 11:08
related places: Chavez

Academy award-winners actor Sean Penn and director Oliver Stone pay tribute to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has died aged 58.
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VIDEO: World reaction to Chavez death

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 9:33
related places: Chavez

World leaders have been reacting to the news of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has died at the age of 58, after 14 years in power.
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Hugo Chavez dies after cancer fight

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 8:11
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's controversial President Hugo Chavez - who led a left-wing revival across Latin America - dies aged 58 after a battle with cancer.
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Economic muddle of Chavez legacy

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 22:43
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez bequeaths a nation beset by crumbling infrastructure, unsustainable public spending and underperforming industry.
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Chavez in 'most difficult hours'

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 21:36
related places: Chavez

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is undergoing his 'most difficult hours', his deputy says, as concerns mount for the leader's failing health.
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