Nicolas Maduro takes over as new Prez of Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as President of Venezuela, replacing the late Hugo Chavez with a call for dialogue with the opposition to build a better country for everyone, by everyone.

The ceremony follows a decision to audit votes cast in Sunday's election. Mr Maduro was elected president ahead of opposition leader Henrique Capriles by 1.5 per cent of the vote. Mr Capriles, who believed there were voting irregularities, says he accepts the electoral audit.
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