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Venezuela's Chavez names brother new education minister

President Hugo Chavez on Friday named his brother to be Venezuela's new education minister, the latest appointment in a major Cabinet shake-up.

Adan Chavez had been a special adviser to the Venezuelan leader since last August and was previously the country's ambassador to Cuba. He replaces Aristobulo Isturiz.

President Chavez began his Cabinet overhaul earlier this week, dismissing his vice president and his defense and finance ministers.

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