Henrique Capriles: ‘Pragmatism is winning’

Henrique Capriles: ‘Pragmatism is winning’

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By Girish GuptaAt his campaign headquarters in the Caracas district of Bello Monte, Henrique Capriles finishes off his weekly TV show “We are all Venezuela” surrounded by a staff less invigorated than it was 18 months ago. The mood has darkened in the wake of Capriles’ two major election defeats – by Hugo Chávez in October 2012 and by his successor Nicolás Maduro the following April – and the numerous hurdles which have been placed ahead of him. And Capriles’ show has been forced to broadcast online after the country’s last remaining “opposition” television station abruptly took a more pro-government line instead and stopped airing it. Yet, the 41-year-old Capriles remains defiantly optim

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