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Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez listens to a question during an impromptu news conference with the foreign press at Miraflores palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Chavez is running for re-election against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles in Sunday's presidential election. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)