Myanmar to Choose President

Myanmar is due to choose the first president of a new democratic age - but is the country ready for a genuine democracy?

Myanmar is due to choose the first president of a new democratic age - but is the country ready for a genuine democracy?

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We have an insight in to the harsh conditions in Venezuela as the economy staggers under the pressure of low oil prices. And, we hear from storyteller Giles Abbott, who explains how he optimises the use of the rest of his senses to make up for one - sight.

We are joined by guests Jose Martin, radical organiser and researcher of social unrest, who is in Washington, and Nisid Hajari, Asia editor for Bloomberg View in Singapore.

(Image: Aung San Suu Kyi. Credit: Getty Images)

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