Venezuela election: Opposition sceptical about fair polls

Upcoming elections widely seen as unfairly tilted in favour of the ruling party, especially in San Cristobal - a bastion of the opposition.

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    Venezuelans are due to vote in presidential elections on Sunday, which most of the opposition say is rigged in favour of incumbent Nicolas Maduro.

    While the majority of the opposition is boycotting the vote, one former mayor thinks he can win, if he can convince Venezuelans to go to the polls.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from the anti-government stronghold of San Cristobal, Venezuela.


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