Hugo Chavez has transformed the presidency of Venezuela into a center of power. He has gobs of money to hand out, an obedient army to support him and understands the power of power. His opponent in the upcoming presidential election, Henrique Capriles is a handsome young man who is receiving adoration from thousands of people, particularly women who are charmed by his youth, his vigor and even for his ideas. He has been campaigning daily going to three or four places and displaying his youth and enthusiasm.
Alas for Henrique, the old man who spends months in cancer treatment may not be able to match the enthusiasm of youth, but he has the armed forces, and he, COUNTS THE VOTES! We can expect that if polls show Henrique in the lead the end result will be the polls released by the government of Hugo Chavez.