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Maduro set for 'sham' second term amid EU sanctions call

Jan 10, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

NICOLAS MADURO, the Venezuelan president, will be sworn-in for a second six-year term today, despite his country's continued economic spiral that has sparked the region's worstever migration crisis.

Mr Maduro's new term will pile further international pressure on Caracas, after dozens of countries called his May re-election fraudulent and pledged not to recognise his government.

The European Union is expected to release a strongly worded warning of further sanctions on the country, s...