Venezuela: opposition rules out talks until vote recount

Venezuela’s opposition said Monday it will not hold talks with the government on ending the country’s bruising political and economic crisis without a full recount in regional elections it says were rigged.

Venezuela’s opposition said Monday it will not hold talks with the government on ending the country’s bruising political and economic crisis without a full recount in regional elections it says were rigged. “We will not take part in any exploratory talks or negotiations unless (the authorities) agree to a recount,” said Angel Oropeza, a leader in…