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With his country in crisis, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins another six-year term

Jan 09, 2019 - CNN

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins another six years in power Thursday with a collapsing economy that shows no sign of bottoming out and a threat from some Latin American neighbors who say they will not recognize his government.

And still, there are few in or outside of Venezuela who are predicting Maduro's downfall in 2019 or beyond.

"It seems that Maduro has gained the upper hand in terms of his control over the key institutions in the country, including the military, which...