Venezuela’s Maduro to run in presidential elections set for July, Socialist party says

By Thomson Reuters Mar 16, 2024 | 2:35 PM

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro will run for a second re-election to secure another six-year term in voting planned for July 28, the ruling Socialist party said on Saturday.

Maduro, a 61-year-old former union leader, was proclaimed as the Socialist party’s candidate by Vice President Diosdado Cabello.

(Reporting by Mayela Armas; Writing by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Nick Zieminski)