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Maduro Set to Win Vote He Forced. The Likely Loser: Venezuela

5 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

Venezuelan elections used to be a month-long party. In 2013, almost-daily rallies drew raucous crowds that filled city blocks. Campaign anthems boomed across the airwaves while activists blanketed the streets with fliers and graffiti.
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