In pictures: Venezuela reacts to razor-close election results

 

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The Independent Online

 

Chavez's successor Nicolas Maduro has won the presidential elections in a razor-close result. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski did not accept Maduro's victory and called for the votes to be counted again. The margin was 50.8 to 49.1%.

Government supporters celebrated on the streets with fireworks, while the opposition supporters showed their disappointment with tears.

Click here to see photos of different reactions across the capital, Caracas

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