2nd UPDATE: Chavez Condemns 'Coup Attempt' On Ecuador's Correa

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CARACAS (Dow Jones)--Venezuela President Hugo Chavez on Thursday condemned a "coup attempt" on Ecuador President Rafael Correa and said the fellow leftist leader is being held against his will.

"Correa's life is in danger ... he's been kidnapped," Chavez said in a telephone ...

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