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Thu Oct 26, 2017, 09:12 PM

Venezuela governor-elect removed for refusing to take oath

Source: AP

The pro-government constitutional assembly on Thursday ordered new gubernatorial election in Venezuela's most populous state after the opposition politician who won the race was blocked from taking office.

When voters elected governors in the country's 23 states two weeks ago, opposition candidate Juan Pablo Guanipa won the race in Zulia, but he has not been allowed to take the oath of office in his home state.

Before the election, socialist President Nicolas Maduro had warned that any winning candidate would be removed for not saying the oath before the constitutional assembly in the capital of Caracas.

Four of the five winning opposition candidates followed the order but Guanipa, with the backing of the opposition's Democratic Unity alliance, refused to go along. He was repelled with tear gas as he and supporters this week tried to march to Zulia's state legislature in protest.

Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/venezuela-governor-elect-removed-refusing-oath-202823641.html



Bolivarian democracy in action!

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Thu Oct 26, 2017, 09:26 PM

1. This! Is what! Democracy! Tastes like!

 

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Fri Oct 27, 2017, 10:59 AM

2. I guess our Russian bots don't care about trying to sway opinions on Maduro any more

 

I kind of miss them here LOL

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