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Venezuela elects president: very little challengers

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CARACAS – Venezuela Sunday to the polls for a president to choose. All signs point to a re-election of the current head of state Nicolás Maduro.

Foreign observers doubt or a Sunday, a rise of 50 percent or higher is achieved. ’I voice’, is here on a wall in the capital, Caracas.

The former bus driver Maduro is the successor of the march 2013 death of left-wing populist Hugo Chávez. Under Maduro is the oil-rich country has fallen victim to a huge scarcity of goods, unemployment, crime and inflation.

As a result, there is a large influx of refugees underway to neighbouring countries. Especially to Colombia, but also to the Antilles. Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are only a piece of the Caribbean sea, separated from Venezuela.

In the vote of Sunday has Maduro few challengers. The key political opponents of the leftist president are in prison, have fled or may not be a political office. In addition, boycott the oppositiecoalitie MUD the elections, because they fear for fraud by the government Maduro.

Foreign observers doubt or a Sunday, a rise of 50 percent or higher is achieved.

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