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October 04, 2012

Venezuela Elections: Battle of the Caracas closing rallies - view from above

Ahead of Sunday's vote, both sides held massive closing events in Caracas. The pictures below were both taken at 12:30 from the 7th floor of the ALBA Hotel. The first one, the Chavez rally, was shot today. The one below it is from the opposition's rally Sunday. 

It's important to point out that there is activity well beyond the frames of these pictures and 12:30 wasn't the high-water mark for either event. Also, both campaigns were using the space differently. With no further ado:




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