Voters snub Maduro assembly as Venezuela protests turn deadly

World / Politics Jul 31, 2017

Voters snub Maduro assembly as Venezuela protests turn deadly

Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional superbody that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a "new era of combat" in the crisis-stricken nation. Opposition parties are sitting out what they call a rigged election ...

Reader Mail Sep 27, 2009

Lesser threat from a minority vote

Regarding the Sept. 22 article "Ozawa positive about granting local voting rights to non-Japanese": At first glance, the statement by Kokumin Shinto (People's New Party) that granting suffrage to non-Japanese residents could destabilize the nation seems to suggest that non-Japanese residents are not to ...