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Venezuela Presidential election

Venezuela faces political volatility as opposition rejects Maduro's win

Venezuelans faced the prospect of extended political instability after Nicolas Maduro was proclaimed president-elect and opposition supporters started to march in the streets for a second day to demand a full recount of Sunday's election.

Wednesday, 17 April, 2013, 3:33am

Venezuela polls open to decide Chavez successor

One month after Chavez died, supporters of acting President Maduro played military-style bugles to wake up people before dawn and later voters stood in lines, from the capital’s hillside slums to its wealthier districts.

14 Apr 2013 - 7:07pm

Talking points

Stars compete for film awards

13 Apr 2013 - 3:21am

Venezuela election to select Chavez successor set for mid-April

Opinion polls have shown Nicolas Maduro as the likely winner, but Chavez’s opponents said they wanted a chance to end “Chavismo” at the voting booth.

10 Mar 2013 - 11:54am 1 comment

Chavez beats the odds to fight another round

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shrugged off cancer and a unified opposition to triumph yet again at the ballot box and claim another six-year mandate to pursue his socialist revolution.

9 Oct 2012 - 4:44am

Chavez revels in Venezuela re-election victory

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez revelled in his comfortable election victory that may extend his rule to 20 years, as he vowed to deepen his socialist revolution.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Chavez calls for pre-dawn turnout at Venezuela vote

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged his supporters to vote early at Sunday’s election, saying the key to him winning another six-year term was organisation and logistics.

3 Oct 2012 - 1:22pm