Venezuela’s election agency said Thursday that a presidential vote planned for April 22 will be pushed back until late May after the government reached a deal with some opposition candidates. The head of the National Electoral Council, Tibisay Lucena, said the vote will be held in the second half of May, at the same time as elections for state legislatures and municipal councils. The announcement comes after President Nicolás Maduro’s main rival, Henri Falcon, launched his candidacy on Tuesday, defying calls from the opposition alliance’s two dozen parties to boycott the race over accusations that it will be rigged by the authoritarian government to favor Mr. Maduro. Mr. Falcon, a former state governor who was expelled by the opposition coalition on Wednesday, had called on Mr. Maduro to postpone the vote and provide other conditions. Four other candidates, none of whom have a national presence, are also planning to […]