Chavez denies dictatorship plans

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Chavez denies dictatorship plans

HUGO CHAVEZ, the president-elect of Venezuela, denied yesterday he planned to install a fascist regime or a "Cuban-style dictatorship". The 44-year-old former paratrooper was speaking at his first news conference after Sunday's election, when he gained 56.2 per cent of the vote. Henrique Salas had 39.7 per cent of the vote.

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