Venezuela’s President Maduro takes oath as president-elect

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Washington Post—Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as Venezuela’s president-elect, months before he’s due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term.

Conservative wins Colombia’s presidency in divisive election. Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia’s next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.