17 mai 2018

President Maduro’s Likely Re-election in Breadline Venezuela

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Phil Gunson Senior Analyst, Andes philgunson Related Tags Venezuela What is at stake in the 20 May elections? These elections are for the presidency of the republic and for regional legislatures in each of Venezuela’s 23 states. The president is both head of state and of government, as well as commander-in-chief of the armed forces. President Nicolás Maduro was elected in 2013 to complete the six-year term of his predecessor, Hugo Chávez, after Chávez died of cancer. That term ends in early [...]