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Why Chavez Is Disqualifying Opponents

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has been disqualifying top opposition candidates ahead of regional elections there next month. Human rights groups claim he's disqualifying his opponents for political reasons. But Chavez's people argue his actions are legitimate.

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