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Chavez Wins Recall as Venezuelan President

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez appears to have survived a recall referendum. The polling, which took place Sunday, gave Chavez an estimated 58 percent of the vote. Former President Jimmy Carter said his team of international election observers found no elements of fraud in the voting. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Martin Kaste.

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Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk. He covers law enforcement and privacy. He has been focused on police and use of force since before the 2014 protests in Ferguson, and that coverage led to the creation of NPR's Criminal Justice Collaborative.