CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hugo Chavez’s hand-picked successor turned the nation’s electoral commission into a stage for a massive campaign rally Monday, bringing thousands of cheering, crying, music-playing supporters with him as he registered his candidacy in an April 14 vote to replace the dead president.
Hand-picked Chavez successor registers in election
By Fabiola Sanchez and Paul Haven| The Associated Press March 11, 2013
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