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Chavez allies sweep Venezuela polls
Ruling Socialist Party wins nearly all 23 states, as Henrique Capriles consolidates position as top opposition leader.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 07:09 GMT
Chavez 'recovering' as Venezuela polls close
Voting has closed in state elections as aides to President Hugo Chavez say he is recovering from surgery in Cuba.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 01:11 GMT
Chavez illness overshadows Venezuela polls
Vote will be a test for both opposition and ruling party, given possibility of Chavez stepping down due to cancer.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2012 12:02 GMT
Lopez vows to challenge Chavez despite ban
Venezuelan politician will campaign to win the opposition leadership despite a court ruling upholding a ban from office.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2011 02:42 GMT
Venezuela court bars Chavez rival from office
Supreme Court blocks prominent opposition leader from holding public office ahead of elections, angering rights groups.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 10:12 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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