Celebrations in Venezuela as Hugo Chavez wins vote
8 October 2012 Last updated at 07:16 BST
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office after defeating opposition leader Henrique Capriles.
Mr Chavez won 54% of the vote, the country's electoral council announced.
Noisy celebrations among Chavez supporters erupted across the capital Caracas following the result.
The BBC's Sarah Grainger reports from Caracas.