Chavez Wins Recall as Venezuelan President

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Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrate in Caracas. Credit: Reuters

Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez celebrate in front of Miraflores Palace in Caracas. Reuters hide caption

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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez appears to have survived a recall referendum. The polling, which took place Sunday, gave Chavez an estimated 58 percent of the vote. Former President Jimmy Carter said his team of international election observers found no elements of fraud in the voting. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Martin Kaste.

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