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    Venezuelans gear up for fresh election

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Venezuelans have begun preparing for a snap election to choose a new leader after the death of Hugo Chavez. Thousands of the late president's supporters thronged the National Election Council on Monday as acting president Nicolas Maduro, dressed in a jacket in the colours of the Venezuelan flag, officially registered his candidacy. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Caracas.