VENEZUELA: Presidential Elections Scheduled For April 22

10 February, 2018, 04:39 | Author: Dustin Murphy
  • VENEZUELA: Presidential Elections Scheduled For April 22

The news follows last week's confirmation that incumbent President Nicolas Maduro has been named the official candidate for the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

Among m cites " agreement in an electoral process with guarantees and consensus on date of elections, position on sanctions against Venezuela, conditions of Truth Commission, cooperation against social and economic challenges, commitment By institutional normalization and guarantees for compliance with Agreement, and commitment to fully standardized functioning and development of democratic politics.

Instead, the opposition demanded, among other things, that the government lift the political disqualifications to the two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles and Leopoldo López, opposition leader under house arrest, and that the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), which was created as a loose coalition of opposition parties, be recognized as a party.

Maduro, 55, who narrowly won elections in 2013 to replace former President Hugo Chavez, is the favorite to win the presidential vote.


08 de febrero de 2018, 16:05Lima, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Former Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano criticized today a statement by President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski that could encourage hostile actions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in his visit to attend the Summit of the Americas.

"Beyond severe criticism, I have the obligation to reach agreements for the peace of the country", the president reiterated. Its two most popular leaders are... And the Venezuelan opposition is divided into several different factions.

Opposition activists say Maduro's focus on campaign aesthetics show he is an uncaring tyrant vying to amass power even if it risks pushing Venezuela into a full-blown humanitarian crisis.

The Venezuelan government and the opposition clashed in the Dominican Republic this week over the polling date after authorities pushed it forward to spring. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers.

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