Photojournalist Bryan Derballa covered the February 15, 2009 referendum in Venezuela. Voters chose to end presidential term limits, clearing the way for Hugo Chavez to run again in 2012. Chavez has been in power for 10 years.
Chavistas listen to Chavez's speech at a large rally to promote the passing of Chavez's amendment. Supporters were bussed in different states in the country and government employees were unofficially expected to attend.