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|Subject: Opinion: Venezuelan election||Date: 10/4/2012 1:23 PM|
|Author: captainccs||Number: 63937 of 68624|
Pundits are hedging their bets. I wonder what it means.
Win or lose, Capriles may win in Venezuela
BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER
Anything is possible in Venezuela’s elections Sunday, but there is a good chance that opposition candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski will do better than any of his predecessors in the polls, and that — win or lose — he will put President Hugo Chavez’s 14-year-old regime against the ropes.
There is a plausible scenario that even if Capriles loses by a narrow margin, a good showing in Sunday’s election will allow him to keep the opposition unified, and to become a viable alternative to a president who may have terminal cancer, and who has no successor who could beat Capriles.
Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/10/03/3033066/win-or-lose-ca...
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