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Montevideo, September 24th 2018 - 21:35 UTC

Tag: MUD

  • Monday, January 29th 2018 - 18:29 UTC

    “Electoral charade”: Maduro clings to power at all costs

    The Supreme Court of Justice issued a judgment ordering the exclusion of the opposition coalition Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) from the electoral process

    On December 20 the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) - formed only by pro-government officials - decreed that political parties that did not participate for the last regional election a few months ago must be revalidated before the National Electoral Council (CNE), a rule that according to the the current constitution should be should be applied when absenting more than 3 times to the suffrages.

  • Saturday, December 30th 2017 - 11:32 UTC

    Democratic Unity Table (MUD) recognizes not having reacted efficiently

    Jesús Torrealba, former secretary general of the MUD.

    The main coalition of opposition parties, Democratic Unity Table (MUD), made this Friday a self-critical statement on its balance of 2017 in which it admits not having reacted efficiently to the people suffering, in addition to not having been able to accompany the people who have protested these days for lack of food and other items

  • Thursday, October 26th 2017 - 07:38 UTC

    Maduro manages to divide Venezuelan opposition; Capriles steps down from coalition

    Capriles said he would not stay in the coalition as long as another prominent figure, Henry Ramos Allup, leader of the Democratic Action Party, remained.

    Venezuela's Opposition appeared close to disintegration this week after a key leader ditched the main coalition opposed to President Nicolas Maduro, bolstering the socialist leader ahead of elections due next year.

  • Tuesday, October 17th 2017 - 12:07 UTC

    “Neither Venezuelans or the world will swallow this fiction” blasts opposition

    “The results show the democratic mood of Venezuelans. Our destiny is decided by elections and this is an overwhelming demonstration of democracy”, Lucena said

    Opposition leaders in Venezuela have alleged fraud after electoral authorities claimed that Nicolás Maduro’s socialist party won 17 of 24 governorships in Sunday’s regional elections. On Sunday evening, National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena announced that the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) had won 17 out of 24 governorships and 54 percent of the votes. Turnout was reportedly at 61%.

  • Tuesday, July 4th 2017 - 02:40 UTC

    MUD to hold plebiscite against Maduro's Constituent Assembly plans

    ”That Zero Hour is activated, we call on all the people to decide which way is that of the nation,2 Borges said

    Venezuela's opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) announced Monday it will hold a public consultation regarding Nicolás Maduro's intention to reform the constitution by calling for an election to choose the constituent assembly.