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Bolivia: Socialists Declare Election Win with Less than 6% of Votes Counted

The socialist candidate backed by former President Evo Morales preemptively declared victory in Sunday’s presidential election before the vast majority of votes had been counted, setting the stage for a potentially contentious scenario when Bolivia’s election body announces the full results on Tuesday.

Bolivia's leftist presidential candidate Luis Arce (C), of the Movement for Socialism party, celebrates with running mate David Choquehuanca (R) early on October 19, 2020, in La Paz, Bolivia. - Bolivian presidential candidate Luis Arce, the leftist heir to former leader Evo Morales, appeared headed to a first-round election victory …

Maduro Launches Venezuela’s Christmas Season on October 15

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro has once again brought forward the beginning of the country’s Christmas season by two months as his socialist regime desperately attempts to deflect attention away from the country’s dire economic and humanitarian predicament. 

Men work on the installation of a christmas sign in Caracas on November 2, 2017. Venezuela will put into circulation a new bank note of 100,000 Bolivars, which multiplies by five the current largest denomination, and will move towards the massive use of electronic money to avoid what President Nicolas …

Report: Another 300,000 Venezuelans Flee Country During Pandemic

A further 300,000 Venezuelans have fled the crisis-stricken socialist country during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic despite the widespread restrictions on movement and travel, according to a report from the Human Rights Center of the Andrés Bello Catholic University.

Venezuelan citizens cross the Simon Bolivar International Bridge from San Antonio del Tachira in Venezuela to the Norte de Santander province of Colombia.GEORGE CASTELLANOS/AFP/Getty Images