Venezuelan campaign passes first hurdle to recall President
The national election council in Venezuela approves the first step in an opposition campaign to recall President Nicola Maduro. It said the opposition had succeeded in gathering 1% of voter signatures in all 24 of Venezuela’s states.
The move is the first part of the opposition’s push for an early end to President Maduro’s term in office. In a further twist, the supreme court suspended opposition activity in the country’s parliament.