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Municipal Election Results: Venezuela Winning the War Waged against It

PSUV active members meeting in the lead up to the municipal elections (Telesur/archive)

Following a hard year for us, yesterday’s positive election result came as a relief. It is a hopeful result that gives a well deserved finger to the bitter, whinging opposition, and their private media buddies. However, the political significance of the result is also more complicated than that, and it is now time to focus our energy on really consolidating this revolution.

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Capriles Video: Opposition Pitches Violence for Municipal Elections

A capture from Capriles' video message.

The opposition has released a video, in the form of a “message” from former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, which reveals their approach to the upcoming 8 December municipal elections. 

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Letting Go of April: It's Time For Capriles to End His Gap Year

An opposition protest that turned violent following the 14 April elections (Ryan Mallett-Outtrim/Venezuelanalysis)

In the immediate aftermath of the 14 April presidential elections, opposition leader Henrique Capriles appeared to be heading a serious challenge to the new Maduro government. Now, less than six months later the opposition movement has lost much of the momentum it once enjoyed.

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Venezuela's Supreme Court Rules Capriles' Appeal Against 14 April Electoral Results “Inadmissible”

The TSJ rejected the opposition's appeal, and awarded Capriles with a Bs10,700 fine (Prensa TSJ)

Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) has rejected an appeal against the 14 April presidential election results from opposition leader Henrique Capriles, citing a failure to provide “sufficient proof”.

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“Overwhelming” Evidence of Plot to Assassinate Venezuela's Maduro UPDATED

Maduro at a public ceremony today (Prensa Miraflores)

Head of Venezuela's National Assembly Diosdado Cabello has stated that he will make public “hard evidence of assassination attempts” targeting himself and President Nicolas Maduro “in due course”. 

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Capriles Maintains Campaign to not Recognize Election Results

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles (AFP)

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles returned to Venezuela yesterday after tours to Chile and Peru, where he attempted to increase support for his claim that there was fraud in the April 14 presidential elections.

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Venezuelan Opposition Aims to Win in Municipal Elections by Winning Over Maduro’s Followers

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles (Archive)

A key strategy of Venezuela’s political opposition for the upcoming Dec. 8 municipal elections will be to win over the followers of President Nicolás Maduro and late President Hugo Chávez, governor of Miranda state and opposition leader Henrique Capriles indicated in his weekly internet column yesterday.

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Opposition Governor Capriles Meets with Colombia’s Santos, Venezuelan Government Concerned

State governor of Miranda Henrique Capriles (left), met with Juan Santos yesterday (agencies)

Yesterday afternoon, Miranda state governor and former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles met with Colombian president Juan Santos in Bogota. 

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U.S. Media Continues to Treat Capriles’ Complaints Seriously Despite Lack of Evidence

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles (Ariana Cubillos/AP)

As we have noted previously, statistical analysis shows that Venezuelan opposition challenger Henrique Capriles has an almost impossible chance of seeing the April 14 election result change through a full audit of voting machines, as he had demanded.

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Venezuela: Life after Chavez

When Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s iconic and charismatic president, died from cancer earlier this year, one question was uppermost in the minds of his supporters, his opponents and the wider world.Would his Bolivarian revolution die with him or had his 15 years in power so fundamentally changed the country that his legacy would be secure - regardless of who was chosen as his successor?

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