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In the 2017 regional elections, Manuel Rosales ran for Zulia governor but lost to the PSUV candidate Omar Prieto, who is going for a second term. Rosales focused his campaign on "rescuing" the western state, one of the most affected by the country's economic crisis. Recently, he was implicated in the corruption scandal surrounding Colombia-based Venezuelan petrochemical company Monómeros, under the US-backed opposition control. (Twitter / @manuelrosalesg)
In the 2017 regional elections, Manuel Rosales ran for Zulia governor but lost to the PSUV candidate Omar Prieto, who is going for a second term. Rosales focused his campaign on "rescuing" the western state, one of the most affected by the country's economic crisis. Recently, he was implicated in the corruption scandal surrounding Colombia-based Venezuelan petrochemical company Monómeros, under the US-backed opposition control. (Twitter / @manuelrosalesg)