CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro set his sights on Venezuela's 2018 presidential election after the ruling Socialist Party predictably dominated mayoral polls with the help of a partial boycott by a demoralized oppositio...
Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the … Click to Continue »
Venezuela’s ruling Socialist Party won at least 90 percent of the 335 mayorships contested in Sunday’s local elections, President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday. According to the national election board’s latest official count, the socialists won 41 of 42 mayorships counted by late evening. But Maduro said results overnight would show his government had won […]
CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government was on course to sweep Venezuela's nationwide mayoral elections on Sunday, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening his hand ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campaign.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked sure to sweep, deepening opposition disarray and strengthening President Nicolas Maduro ahead of a probable 2018 re-election campaign.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted on Sunday in mayoral races that the ruling Socialist Party looked likely to sweep, deepening opposition divisions and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro's position ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campaign.
Voter turnout in Venezuela’s municipal elections was low as many considered the results a foregone conclusion: domination by President Nicolás Maduro and his party.
Venezuelans headed to the polls Sunday for mayoral elections in which an opposition boycott and voter enthusiasm undercut by economic crisis give President Nicolas Maduro's party a clear path to victory. There are some 14,000 polling stations country-wide, according to the National Election Council (CNE), which began to open early on Sunday. Show More Summary
Crisis-weary Venezuelans appeared to be staying away in droves Sunday from mayoral elections that the opposition is already boycotting, handing President Nicolas Maduro's party potential for an unexpected slap in the face, officials said. Show More Summary
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is expecting few surprises in Sunday's municipal elections, amid an opposition boycott and voter enthusiasm undercut by economic crisis. The main opposition parties are boycotting the vote, saying they lack any guarantees of fairness or transparency as voters pick 335 mayors across the country. Show More Summary
Venezuelans will choose hundreds of mayors on Sunday in elections pitting candidates backed by President Nicolas Maduro against a fractured opposition still bruised by a poor showing in recent gubernatorial … Click to Continue »
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party looked set to sweep Sunday's nationwide mayoral polls, deepening opposition splits and consolidating President Nicolas Maduro's position ahead of a likely 2018 re-election campa...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is set for the latest in a sweep of poll victories in mayoral elections on Sunday, with the opposition showing little sign they can prevent his re-election next year. Battered by a series of electoral...Show More Summary
By Oil Price – In his latest stunt, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced that the country wants to launch a cryptocurrency – the petro – backed by oil, diamonds and gold reserves.
Caracas' ambassador to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, said in a letter released Tuesday he was standing down at the request of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, as a feud between the two worsened. Ramirez had long been seenShow More Summary
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuela's former ambassador to the United Nations, Rafael Ramirez, has left the United States after being forced to resign by President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to a source with knowledge of his travel plan.
Venezuela is creating a digital currency to combat a financial blockade by the United States, President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday. The Petro will be backed by Venezuela's oil and gas reserves and its gold and diamond holdings, the president said in his weekly television program.... Show More Summary
A review of 15 opinion pieces featured in the Washington Post shows voices even remotely sympathetic to the government of President Nicolás Maduro are omitted entirely.
The political and economic crisis in Venezuela has led many commentators to speculate about what may happen to President Nicolás Maduro’s government. Some say the Maduro government could usher in a dictatorial regime and entirely outlaw the opposition. Show More Summary
Venezuela’s President has outmaneuvered his opponents. Can he survive an economy in free fall?