Venezuelan diaspora flocks to vote against Maduro

Venezuelan diaspora flocks to vote against MaduroIn Miami, Madrid and across Latin America Venezuelans living abroad enthusiastically cast ballots in a vote organized Sunday by the opposition that sought to undermine unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. “I feel like a liberator!” exclaimed Monica Rodriguez in Miami, the city with the biggest expatriate Venezuelan population and one of 500 worldwide to host a poll. “This isn’t an election, it’s a declaration” against Maduro and his policies, said another, Rosa Tejeiro de Reyna, aged over 60.


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