Caracas polling station
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Venezuelans prepare to vote

7 October 2012 Last updated at 04:36 BST

Venezuela's Presidential elections take place this Sunday.

Despite his recent treatment for cancer, the incumbent president Hugo Chavez is bidding for another six-year term.

His sole challenger is Henrique Capriles, a candidate representing a coalition of opposition parties.

Sarah Grainger reports from Caracas.