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Venezuela Opposition Plans to Take on Maduro in 2024 Vote

  • Opposition victory in Barinas this year prompts new strategy
  • About 77% of people said they would vote in 2024, poll shows
Nicolas Maduro

Nicolas Maduro

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In a sharp reversal of strategy, Venezuela’s main opposition parties plan to compete in 2024 presidential elections no matter what conditions the government agrees to beforehand. 

Emboldened by this year’s gubernatorial victory in the Chavista stronghold of Barinas, a cattle-raising state in western Venezuela, opposition parties plans to unite behind a single leader, according to interviews with seven officials in the parties.