enezuelans are going to the polls on Sunday in what is predicted to be "the country's most tightly contested presidential election in a decade." Longtime leader and left-wing President Hugo Chavez (pictured), who was elected in 1998, is being challenged by opposition leader Henrique Capriles. The challenger has promised to bring economic growth to the country, accusing Chavez's socialist policies of causing inefficiency and shortages in Venezuela.
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