[QODLink]
Press Office

Al Jazeera covers Venezuelan election

Al Jazeera to report from across Venezuela during election which determines to future of the post Hugo Chavez era.

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2013 06:44
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback


Al Jazeera has announced its coverage plan for the Venezuelan election. The presidential election takes place a month after the death of Hugo Chavez. His chosen successor Nicolas Maduro has vowed to honour the late president’s socialist legacy. However, he could face a strong challenge from opposition candidate Henrique Capriles.

Three TV correspondents and one online reporter will provide viewers with in-depth reporting and analysis from across the country before, during, and after polling day.

Al Jazeera ‘s Lucia Newman, Gabriel Elizondo and Teresa Bo will be reporting from the capital Caracas from Thursday 11th April when the campaign ends. Al Jazeera English online will also provide the latest analysis and coverage through a special spotlight page carrying exclusive features and reports from Al Jazeera’s Christopher Arsenault.

The Al Jazeera team will highlight key electoral issues such as the legacy of Chavez, the growing number of young people, land rights, the rise in crime and the importance of the Church and its role in Venezuelan politics.

Al Jazeera will provide live coverage on Sunday 14th April when the results of the election is to be announced.

187

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.

About Us

Read about Al Jazeera English, see our list of awards since 2006 and contact us here.