Venezuelans To Vote In 30 Days, Maduro Assumes Power For Now

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Reuters
Venezuelans will vote for a new president in 30 days and Vice President Nicolas Maduro will temporarily assume power following the death on Tuesday of Hugo Chavez, the foreign minister said.

Venezuelans will vote for a new president in 30 days and Vice President Nicolas Maduro will temporarily assume power following the death on Tuesday of Hugo Chavez, the foreign minister said.

"The vice president assumes power as the president, and elections will be held in the next 30 days," Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said in televised comments.