Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles gestures during a campaign rally in Porlamar, Nueva Esparta State, on April 4, 2013. The presidential campaign to replace Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez formally kicked off Tuesday, with acting President Nicolas Maduro — Chavez’s hand-picked successor — battling opposition leader Henrique Capriles for the forthcoming April 14 vote. AFP PHOTO/LEO RAMIREZ