[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Venezuela [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by presidential candidate Henrique Capriles [BBC profile] challenging the results of the March election. Capriles lost narrowly to Nicolas Maduro [BBC profile] in Venezuela's presidential election, which took place following the death of Hugo Chavez [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. Maduro was the hand picked successor of Chavez while Capriles challenged Chavez for the presidency in 2012. The court dismissed Capriles' allegations of "voter irregularities"...

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