Venezuela’s Maduro bringing in Colombians to vote for him

Venezuela’s Maduro bringing in Colombians to vote for him
Nicolas Maduro (Image: YouTube screen grab via RT)

[Ed. – U.S. progressive Democrats taking notes.]

President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government has been giving Venezuelan identification cards to Colombians in order to transport them over the border to vote for him in Sunday’s presidential elections, the Colombian government said on Thursday. …

Maduro is likely to win re-election to a six-year term in the contest this weekend, which the opposition is largely boycotting. His main rival is former state governor Henri Falcon, who broke with the opposition to run.

“Through trustworthy intelligence sources we have knowledge of a plan by the Maduro regime, in progress since the end of last year, to give identifications to Colombian citizens and transport them to vote in the May 20 elections,” Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said in a televised address.

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