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Venezuela Still Divided Post-Chavez (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)i
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April 19, 2013 3:10 PM
VOA Spanish Branch reporter Alejandro Escalona joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Venezuela's recent presidential election, which the late President Hugo Chavez's successor, Nicolas Maduro, won by a razor-thin margin. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles and his supporters have demanded a recount, with post-election protests turning violent. Alejandro says even without Mr. Chavez at the helm, the country remains politically polarized.

Venezuela Still Divided Post-Chavez (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)

Published April 19, 2013

VOA Spanish Branch reporter Alejandro Escalona joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss Venezuela's recent presidential election, which the late President Hugo Chavez's successor, Nicolas Maduro, won by a razor-thin margin. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles and his supporters have demanded a recount, with post-election protests turning violent. Alejandro says even without Mr. Chavez at the helm, the country remains politically polarized.

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