Repression against supporters of the original revolution is growing.
In this extra scene from 'The Fall of Chavismo in Venezuela,' VICE News meets a young Chavista activist, who fears that the opposition's victory will mean an end to the social programs that have benefited society's poorest.
VICE News traveled to Venezuela to see how the Chavistas — supporters of the late President Hugo Chavez — prepared for a momentous election.
Dozens died in riots that took country to the brink earlier this year; Maduro government has accused opposition of plotting his overthrow.
The deceased Venezuelan leader is venerated as a saintly father who even, it is claimed, makes regular spiritual visitations to his presidential successor.
In a televised speech, Chavez's chosen successor and current interim president Nicolas Maduro said that Chavez had appeared to him as a small bird. “It sang and I responded with a song, and the bird took flight, circled around once and then flew away...