Miranda will have two governors

“Miranda State voters, you didn’t vote for me last December. But guess what? I’ll be your governor anyway!”

Remember the parallel governorships scheme, set up by the central government in Lara, Zulia and Caracas to re-route financial transfers to the regions through Chavista hands, bypassing elected oppo governors?

Well, Nicolás Maduro will now create one of those for Miranda State as well. (By decree, por supuesto.)

And who will be the person at the helm?

No other than Chavismo’s former candidate for governor Elías Jaua. He’ll presumably parallel-govern Miranda on his spare time from his day job, (you know, nothing major, just Foreign Affairs Minister.)