December 16, 2015 - Joshua Goodman

December 16, 2015
Joshua Goodman

Expectations for the Venezuelan National Assembly election were low. President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialist government was jailing opposition leaders and had disappeared dissident voices from radio, TV and newspapers. But surprise, surprise, a record number of voters gave the opposition a two to one majority in the new Legislature. Associated Press bureau chief Joshua Goodman explains what happened.

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