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A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds a poster with a photograph of Chavez and the words "The peoples of the world, united through Venezuela, thank you for your solidarity. Your victory will be ours" while standing on a square in San Salvador, El Salvador, March 5, 2013.
A supporter of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez holds a poster with a photograph of Chavez and the words "The peoples of the world, united through Venezuela, thank you for your solidarity. Your victory will be ours" while standing on a square in San Salvador, El Salvador, March 5, 2013.
(Ulises Rodriguez/REUTERS)

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There’s little at stake for Scotiabank in Venezuela

The death of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and the closely watched transition of power that is to follow are reminders that Bank of Nova Scotia’s status as Canada’s most international bank also means it operates in countries where things can get interesting fast. So what’s at stake for the bank in Venezuela?