AFP Americas News Agenda for March 9

Duty Editor: Daniel Woolls

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What's happening in the Americas on Saturday:

+ Venezuela looks to elections after Chavez funeral

CARACAS: Monitoring events in Venezuela following the funeral of Hugo Chavez, whose death sets the stage for elections in 30 days. Expect coverage. Picture. Video (VENEZUELA-POLITICS-CHAVEZ)


AUSTIN, Texas: Monitoring South by Southwest, annual fair highlighting new technologies. Coverage on merit (LIFESTYLE-US-IT-INTERNET-MUSIC-FILM-SXSW)

SAN FRANCISCO: The American College of Cardiology opens its annual meeting. Expect coverage. (US-HEALTH-MEDICINE)