Hugo Chavez celebrates re-election in Venezuela
8 October 2012 Last updated at 10:16 BST
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won a fourth term in office, after opposition leader Henrique Capriles admitted defeat.
Mr Chavez won 54% of the vote, the country's electoral council announced, with turnout at about 81%.
Noisy celebrations among Chavez supporters erupted across the capital, Caracas, following the result.
Mr Chavez said Venezuela would continue its march towards socialism but also vowed he would be a "better president".
Helen Grainger reports.