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Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid planned protests

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MORE VIOLENCE. Venezuelan opposition demonstrators and riot police clash during a protest against the government of Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on May 31, 2017. Juan Barreto/AFP

Sixty people have died and around 1,000 people have been wounded since April 1, when opponents of President Nicolas Maduro intensified attempts to remove him from power, according to government figures

CARACAS, Venezuela (Jun. 1, 2017) — Venezuela’s opposition called for weekend protests as a deadline on Thursday, June 1, neared for candidates for an assembly to re-write the constitution – a gathering opponents slam as a naked power grab by the leftist government. Continue reading Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid planned protests