Topic: Christopher Toothaker
Presidential elections are held in Venezuela today, where incumbent President Hugo Chavez faces Henrique Capriles, a centrist. Chavez has ruled Venezuela for 14 years, and has enacted socialist policies. If elected, Capriles is expected to turn the country in a dramatic new direction.
An explosion at a oil refinery in Venezuela on Saturday caused a huge fire, killed at least 39 people, and injured dozens.