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  • Son of Shoah survivors to challenge Chavez

    February 13, 2012 | 11:15 am

    Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, will challenge President Hugo Chavez in upcoming elections.

    Capriles, 39, governor of the Miranda state, won a primary Sunday with 61 percent of the vote to become the unity candidate...

  • Rival to Chavez, demonized for his Jewish roots, is opposition’s new hope in Venezuela

    June 6, 2011 | 10:56 am

    As someone who has spent his entire political career opposing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Gov. Henrique Capriles Radonski is accustomed to rough handling.

    But even he was taken aback by the viciousness that erupted two years ago outside the yellow walls of the old colonial...