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Democracy stirs in Venezuela

December 4, 2007

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A FEW OPPONENTS of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez shouted "Now he's going away!" yesterday after voters defeated constitutional changes that could have made him dictator for life. But Chávez remains president until 2012, and he can make a comeback unless the opposition unites around a program that addresses the popular discontent that he had manipulated skillfully until now. (Full article: 444 words)

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