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Venezuela vote

February 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Saturday, February 14, 2009 by McClatchy Newspapers
Venezuela’s Vote Sunday Could Make or Break Hugo Chavez
by Tyler Bridges
CARACAS, Venezuela – In a vote with huge ramifications, Venezuelans will decide Sunday whether to give President Hugo Chavez the chance to remain in power indefinitely.
Hugo Chavez speaks at his closing campaign rally ahead of Sunday’s referendum. Photograph: Jorge Silva/REUTERSApproving Chavez’s proposal to scrap term limits would give fresh momentum to his socialist revolution. Defeating the measure would weaken his political legitimacy, undermining his grand ambitions at home and abroad.

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