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Venezuela's presidential race kicks off

At stake is late Hugo Chavez's legacy and the future of his socialist policies that have helped reduce poverty.

Last Modified: 02 Apr 2013 12:54
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Campaigning is set to begin for Venezuela's upcoming presidential election, 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.

Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Caracas.

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