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Post-election protests in Venezuela

Protests broke out after Venezuela's election commission declared acting President Nicolas Maduro the winner of Sunday's vote. Maduro, the late President Hugo Chavez's handpicked successor, was elected by a razor-thin margin, sparking demands for a recount.
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A boy jumps over a barricade of burning garbage that supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles used to block a street, as they demonstrated for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election, in Caracas, April 15, 2013. 
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A boy jumps over a barricade of burning garbage that supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles used to block a street, as they demonstrated for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election, in Caracas, April 15, 2013. 

A supporter of opposition leader Henrique Capriles wears a sign that reads, "No election fraud," while demonstrating for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election, in Caracas, April 15, 2013. 
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A supporter of opposition leader Henrique Capriles wears a sign that reads, "No election fraud," while demonstrating for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election, in Caracas, April 15, 2013. 

Shadows are cast on a Venezuelan national flag during a protest supporting Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles in Panama City April 15, 2013. 
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Shadows are cast on a Venezuelan national flag during a protest supporting Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles in Panama City April 15, 2013. 

Supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles block a street while demonstrating for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election.
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Supporters of opposition leader Henrique Capriles block a street while demonstrating for a recount of the votes in Sunday's election.

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