BUS DRIVERS BRING CHAOS TO CARACAS

MEANWHILE, THE ELECTORAL AUTHORITIES RULED OUT A RECALL REFERENDUM THIS YEAR AGAINST PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURO.

VENEZUELA CRISIS BUS DRIVERS BRING CHAOS TO CARACAS

The timing of the vote is crucial: if Mr Maduro were to leave office after 10 January there would not be fresh elections and the vice-president would take over.
The electoral commission said a referendum could take place early next year if the opposition secure the signatures of four million voters in a three-day period in October.

Bus drivers in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, have paralysed the city for eight hours by blocking the streets with their vehicles to protest against the country's economic crisis. Hundreds of drivers demanded more pay and...

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