Election day in Venezuela

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is facing opposition challenger Henrique Capriles in what looks like the former soldier's toughest election in 14 years of socialist rule.

Venezuelans have been at the polls today, but a result will not be known until tomorrow:

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Chavez wins Venezuela election

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has won a 4th term in office, the country's electoral council has announced. Chavez had faced a strong challenge from Henrique Capriles.