Venezuela’s National Assembly Election ended with a victory for the PSUV-led alliance. What are the challenges ahead for the newly elected parliament?
The legislative elections in Venezuela saw the ruling Great Patriotic Pole emerge victorious. The new Assembly has a number of challenges with far right-wing sections under Juan Guaidó continuing to foment discontent, and the country facing an economic crisis
On the occasion, President Nicolas Maduro and other government officials reiterated their commitment to work in defense of democracy, independence, peace, social justice and sovereignty
The two parties agreed on a new process of dialogue and signed a six-point agreement which includes a complete rejection of the economic sanctions against Venezuela. Earlier, far-right wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó announced his withdrawal from the talks
The massive rally, commemorating 20 years of the swearing-in of Commander Hugo Chavez as the president of Venezuela, was especially significant in the light of western media claiming that Nicolas Maduro had lost the support of the people