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Maduro plays up his bus-driver roots for Venezuela campaign

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro waves to supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) plays a drum during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) plays a drum during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) plays a drum during a campaign rally at the state of Bolivar, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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An indigenous girl gives a feather headgear to Venezuela's acting president and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (R) during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

An indigenous girl gives a feather headgear to Venezuela's acting president and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (R) during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans...more

An indigenous girl gives a feather headgear to Venezuela's acting president and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (R) during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) wearing a feather headgear greets a supporter during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) wearing a feather headgear greets a supporter during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) wearing a feather headgear greets a supporter during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro wearing a feather headgear greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro wearing a feather headgear greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro wearing a feather headgear greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro (L) greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets supporters during a campaign rally at the state of Amazonas, in this picture provided by Miraflores Palace on April 6, 2013. Venezuelans will hold presidential elections on April 14. REUTERS/Miraflores Palace/Handout
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Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets during a campaign rally in Caracas April 5, 2013. Maduro said on Friday that Venezuelan authorities have arrested several people suspected of plotting to sabotage one of his campaign rallies before an April 14 election by cutting the power. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets during a campaign rally in Caracas April 5, 2013. Maduro said on Friday that Venezuelan authorities have arrested several people suspected of plotting to sabotage one of...more

Venezuela's acting President and presidential candidate Nicolas Maduro greets during a campaign rally in Caracas April 5, 2013. Maduro said on Friday that Venezuelan authorities have arrested several people suspected of plotting to sabotage one of his campaign rallies before an April 14 election by cutting the power. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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