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Venezuelan President Chavez Faces Recall Vote

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Venezuelan President Chavez Faces Recall Vote

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Venezuelan President Chavez Faces Recall Vote

Venezuelan President Chavez Faces Recall Vote

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Electoral authorities say opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have collected enough signatures to trigger a recall election this summer. The announcement is a major victory for Chavez' opponents, who've been trying to force a recall for more than a year. Chavez says he welcomes the chance to prove his support among the populace. Hear NPR's Martin Kaste.