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As Venezuela flails, Maduro looks to 2nd term

Jan 10, 2019 - The Washington Post

Though unpopular, he appears to be in better position than his foes

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Nicolás Maduro is set to be sworn in for a second term Thursday at a moment when there is little for him to celebrate.

His country is collapsing. There are signs of dissent in his inner circle. Socialist Venezuela is increasingly isolated, and its neighborhood has never been more unfriendly.

And yet, after an election in May tainted by allegations of fraud, Maduro begins his ne...