Traditional opposition parties in this crisis-plagued nation of 31 million have been largely prevented from fielding candidates. Since joining the paper in 1994, he has served as bureau chief in Berlin, London, Tokyo, Buenos Aires and New York. The MUD’s decision to boycott the election should be puzzling. The main reason for the uncertainty in polling is the boycott. John Pilger . Opposition leaders are urging voters to abstain.
The International Monetary Fund expects that inflation in Venezuela will reach 13,000% in 2018. Maduro has also promised a “prize” to those who scan their cards after voting. Government food boxes are a lifeline for the hungry. More than a million Venezuelans have already left the country. But if he loses, the nation may begin to climb out of a deep hole. Este es un modelo (no válido) de tarjetón de la elección del próximo 20 de mayo.
Like many young people in Caracas, Barrios has seen friends leave the country to work abroad in search of work and income. Spring St. FILE - In this Nov. Most notably, six months ago Maduro named Maj. Government officials claimed a massive early turnout, with more than 2 million — or 10 percent — of registered voters already casting ballots by 9:45 a.m. He has also covered global economics from Washington.