Venezuela election delay sparks opposition anger

Venezuela election delay sparks opposition anger
 

Venezuela's elections for state governorships have been postponed until next year, a move denounced by the opposition as unconstitutional.
The polls had been expected in December, but the election board said they would now be held around mid-2017.
Opinion polls have suggested the government of President Nicolas Maduro would fare badly in the elections.
He recently said that economic recovery and not elections were the priority for the country.
Venezuela has seen three years of deep recession, with inflation expected to top 700% this year. There are huge shortages of food and medicines, and... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: BBC
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