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November 24, 2008 9:10 PM

Result of Venezuela's elections: More political turmoil likely

Opponents of President Hugo Chavez captured enough political terrain in Sunday's state and local elections to slow but not stop his grand ambitions to yank Venezuela and Latin America to the left, analysts said on Monday. Chavez, however, remains the country's dominant political figure and is likely to seek a national plebiscite early next year that would let him run for an additional six-year presidential term.

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