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Maduro consolidates his power with victory in the municipal elections

Monday, December 10th 2018 - 09:31 UTC
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President Nicolás Maduro consolidated his power even more by sweeping the elections to elect the municipal councils before an opposition that mostly decided to boycott the process since they consider that there are no conditions to guarantee a transparent election. Read full article

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  • Chicureo

    The best source for news actually happening. (And yes, the country sadly continues to rapidly decline.)
    https://dolartoday.com

    Dec 10th, 2018 - 02:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Maduro perfects the Bolivarian revolution and renders a communist utopia on earth.

    Dec 10th, 2018 - 02:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pytangua

    Agreed that 27% turnout in Venezuelan local government elections does not give Maduro a democratic mandate.
    But worth pointing out that municipal elections in England typically show a turnout of only 30-35%, also signs of a sclerotic democracy. This is always ignored by the media.

    Dec 11th, 2018 - 10:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @Pytangua
    Your analysis of the elections in Venezuela and in England, only considers the cold numbers.......the reasons behind them, that explain why, have been ignored by 'you'.

    Dec 11th, 2018 - 01:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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