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Venezuela’s Opposition Cornered as Elections Slip Out of Reach

  • Shocking wins for the government have it groping for a path
  • Protests failed. Sanctions failed. Voting failed. What’s next?
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Venezuela Inches Closer to Dictatorship
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The Venezuelan opposition has been boxed in.

The socialist regime’s sweeping victories in elections marred by fraud accusations left opponents with scant hope of a fair 2018 presidential vote. International pressure has failed to move President Nicolas Maduro. Nor have months of street protests. Now, opponents are splintering over the basic question of whether the ballot box is the proper place to resist Maduro’s government.