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Thousands protest ahead of Chavez anniversary

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Thousands of flag-waving protesters flooded the streets of Venezuela's capital Tuesday to keep the pressure on the government on the eve of commemorations marking the anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death. 

Opposition demonstrators raise their hands as they take part in a protest against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on March 4, 2014

Led by students, marchers dressed in white proceeded peacefully as they streamed through middle-class neighborhoods of Caracas toward Petare, a sprawling slum on the city's eastern edge.

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