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A survey by PS&B Associates gives Hugo Chavez a vote intention of 50% against 37% for main contender Manuel Rosales.
Venezuela pledged to fund and supervise the construction of at least two Bolivian military facilities as a part of a defense agreement. The direct Venezuelan investment will be of at least US$ 40 million. The agreement also prevents staff support in matters of military legislation and “military armament improvements” says a an EFE cable.