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Snapshot: Chavez's designated successor

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The man President Hugo Chavez wants to succeed him is an intensely loyal 50-year-old former bus driver who has long served as the international face of Venezuela whenever the socialist president wasn't soaking up the limelight himself. NICOLAS MADURO had been foreign minister since 2006. Chavez then tapped him as his vice president three days after winning re-election...

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