9 Oct 2012
It was the toughest electoral challenge Hugo Chavez has faced since he came to power 14 years ago. But the opposition simply could not overcome his enormous popularity. Voters re-elected Chavez by a 10 per cent margin on Sunday. And it was a historic turnout with more than 80 per cent of the country's 19 million registered voters coming out to vote. Its his Bolivarian revolution that won him the support of millions. Al Jazeera's Inside Story speaks to a panel of experts about the meaning of Chavez's re-election as well as Venezuela's foreign policy.
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Editor's Note: You might also be interested in this Democracy Now! interview with actor/activist Danny Glover on Hugo Chavez's re-election. Glover was in Venezuela monitoring the Venezuelan election.