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12 Dec 2013 | Commentary | News

Venezuela’s Maduro Declares ‘Great Victory’ After Elections

Following the nationwide elections in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro proclaimed victory for his party, announcing plans to increase government measures to control the economy and deepen the socialist revolution. In an interview with NPR's John Otis, WOLA Senior Fellow David Smilde provides analysis on the situation, including why the opposition candidates were unsuccessful this time around.

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