Venezuela's Chavez says he will nationalize gold industry

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Wednesday he plans to nationalize the gold sector -- including extraction and processing -- and use the production to pad the country's international reserves.
Chavez, speaking on state television, said he would carry out the nationalization through a decree in coming days.
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