Venezuela's opposition refuses to accept elections results

Venezuela's opposition leaders are calling for street protests unless there is a full recount.

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    Venezuela's opposition is refusing to recognise the results of Sunday's regional elections.

    Nicolas Maduro's ruling Socialist Party won 17 of the 23 governorships, a major surprise in a country experiencing food shortages and economic crisis.

    Opposition leaders are calling for street protests unless there is a full recount.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Miranda State.


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