Venezuela: Millions Participate in Opposition’s Unofficial Referendum

HeadlineJul 17, 2017
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In Venezuela, millions of people took part in an unofficial referendum called for by the opposition. The opposition says the referendum showed disapproval for Maduro’s plans to form a new constituent assembly, which critics say is an effort for Maduro to consolidate power. At least one woman was shot in the capital Caracas while waiting to vote in Sunday’s referendum. Click here to see our recent debate about the ongoing protests in Venezuela.

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