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Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: All Over Bar the Shouting

Asa Cusack | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

With just a few days to go before Sunday's elections (14 April), there's only one winner: Chávez's former vice-president Nicolás Maduro. Here we look at the last-minute grenades coming his way and how he's batting them back with a little help from friends (and enemies) abroad.

Venezuelan Presidential Elections 2013: And It's Chávez Deputy Nicolás Maduro at a Canter!

Asa Cusack | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Politics
Asa Cusack

The temporary ceasefire following Hugo Chávez's death is over, and campaigning for mid-April elections has seen Venezuela's two political poles renew hostilities. Here we take a local look at who's heading the race for the presidential palace and why.

BEAT THE WEEK: From Babies To Bieber

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK

It's been a week of mourning in Venezula after the death of president Hugo Chavez on Tuesday. From describing then-President George W Bush as a "s...

Venezuelan Opposition Prepares for Non-Recognition of Chavez Victory

Dr Francisco Dominguez | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Francisco Dominguez

Venezuelans go to the polls on 7 October to elect their president. The main choice is between the incumbent Hugo Chavez and Henrique Capriles Radonski, a right-wing state governor with strong ties to the country's elite.