December 8, 2015

In peaceful voting Venezuelan opposition wins by a landslide; Maduro admits defeat

Venezuela's opposition won control of the National Assembly by a landslide, delivering a major setback to the ruling party and altering the balance of power after almost 17 years of populist rule. 

The opposition coalition won at least 99 seats in the incoming 167-seat legislature, electoral authorities announced after midnight Sunday. Read more.


MUD claims it won 112 parliament seats and "fights" for four more - El Universal
- Venezuela's Socialists 'Won't Allow Rollbacks of Social Gains - teleSUR

- Raul Castro Praises Maduro, Recalls Bolivarian, Chavista Heroes - teleSUR
Bolivia's Morales calls to reflect on electoral results in Venezuela - El Universal

Opposition Landslide in Venezuela - Maduro Accepts Results (video) - TRNN
Venezuelan voters turn their backs on ‘Chavismo’ after 17 years - El País

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