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Chavez supporters give speeches in support of the Bolivarian revolutionary movementRCG [07.10.12] There is a popular saying in Venezuela that the capitalist class may control the media but we the people control the streets.

The vast crowds of Venezuelans - estimated at around 3 million - who thronged through Caracas on Friday 5th October in support of the Bolivarian Revolution were the clearest, most concrete rebuttal possible to the lies and caricatures about Chavez in the run-up to the presidential election on Sunday.

See our video of the events are they unfolded below, with some commentary from our RCG delegation as the day went on.