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Hugo Chavez won re-election on Oct. 7, adding another six-year term to his nearly 14 years in office. GlobalPost looks at why the vote matters, in Venezuela and beyond.

On Location Video: Caracas murder rate looms as Venezuelans vote

Will the Venezuelan capital's stratospheric crime rate hurt Hugo Chavez's bid for re-election?

CARACAS, Venezuela — Under President Hugo Chavez, who's running for a third term to extend his 13-year presidency in Venezuela, Caracas' murder rate hovers at levels rivaling that of Baghdad.

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