Venezuela’s Socialists Romp to Victory in Mayoral Elections

People search for their names on voter lists for mayoral elections by a mural of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez at a school serving as a polling station Sunday in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo: Ariana Cubillos / Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis. Hundreds of supporters shouted “Go Home, Donald Trump” to interrupt Maduro …read more