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Venezuela's opposition stages a symbolic referendum on plans to rewrite the constitution

L.A. Times Sunday, 16 July 2017 ()
Government opponents sought to deal a symbolic blow Sunday to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, casting votes in an unofficial referendum designed to reject his controversial plan for a constitutional overhaul.

The balloting was organized by the opposition and denounced by the government as...
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News video: Former Latin-American Presidents in Venezuela to observe 'unofficial' referendum

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A handful of former Latin American presidents arrived in Venezuela on Saturday (July 15) in anticipation of observing an opposition-organized unofficial referendum on the constitution. Opposition groups have called Sunday’s (July 16) plebiscite after months of protests, saying Venezuelans should...

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