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The results of Venezuela’s parliamentary election are in and, as we said in last week’s special report, it’s not enough to win the popular vote. The opposition to President Hugo Chavez say they have won 52 percent of the vote, but that gives them only a third of the seats in parliament. Read our latest story here.
Still, it was a major blow to Chavez and raises opposition hopes of defeating him at the next presidential election in 2012.
To see the special report on the opposition in PDF format, click here.
Not every president has a police mugshot, but it’s not so surprising in Latin America.
A special report out of Brazil today sheds new light on Dilma Rousseff, a former guerrilla leader who is likely to be elected the booming country’s next president. She spent nearly three years in jail in the early 1970s and was tortured by her military captors. She’s come a long way since then.
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