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Venezuela elections: Maduro bans rivals

Venezuelans will head to the polls against a backdrop of a worsening economic, social and healthcare situation.

Nicolas Maduro is expected to retain power – after banning some of his opponents from running.

The election comes against the backdrop of a worsening economic, social and healthcare situation.

The once wealthy oil-producing nation has suffered what the IMF calls one of the worst economic collapses in modern history.

 

Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports.