Venezuela swears in governors amid opposition boycott

Venezuela swears in governors amid opposition boycott
 

In Venezuela, 18 newly elected socialist governors have been sworn in by the constituent assembly.
Five governors from the opposition Roundtable for Democracy (MUD) coalition boycotted the event.
They said they refused to bow to the constituent assembly, which they consider illegitimate.
The boycott is the latest stand-off between the opposition and the governing socialist party amid a grave economic and political crisis.
The swearing-in ceremony followed disputed regional elections on Sunday.
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19 October 2017 in World News, Views: 44
Source: BBC
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