Venezuelans Voting in New Orleans Devastated by Chavez's Re-Election

With the Venezuelan consulate in Miami closed, an estimated 7,000 expatriates road-tripped to New Orleans this weekend to vote in the Venezuelan presidential election. The day started in high spirits -- the vast majority hoped for a win by centerist opposition candidate Henrique Capriles -- but ended with a low, as standing president Hugo Chávez was re-elected by a 10 percent margin. After hearing news of the vote, Venezuelans at the New Orleans convention center stood devastated and, in some...Full Story
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