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Venezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streets - Reuters;

Venezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streets - Reuters

ReutersVenezuela's Maduro cheers election, opposition barricades streetsReutersCARACAS (Reuters) - Anti-government demonstrators barricaded streets on Monday and promised a fresh wave of protests against President Nicolas Maduro, after an election a day earlier giving the Venezuelan leader and his ruling Socialist Party sweeping ...and more »

Venezuela: more than 8 million grant government more power - The Daily Courier (subscription);

Venezuela: more than 8 million grant government more power - The Daily Courier (subscription)

The Daily Courier (subscription)Venezuela: more than 8 million grant government more powerThe Daily Courier (subscription)Journalists take cover from tear gase fired at them by the Venezuelan Bolivarian National Guard during clashes at Altamira square in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 30, 2017. Venezuelans appear to be abstaining in massive numbers in a show of silent ...and more »

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly - TODAYonline;

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineDeadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assemblyTODAYonlineOpposition supporters stand near a barricade as clashes break out while the Constituent Assembly election is being carried out in Caracas. Photo: Reuters. View all 0 comments. mail · Share. Published: 11:05 PM, July 29, 2017. Updated: 1:10 PM, July 31, ...and more »

Venezuelans appear to abstain from government vote - National Post;

Venezuelans appear to abstain from government vote - National Post

National PostVenezuelans appear to abstain from government voteNational PostVenezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds the country's national flag during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 27, 2017. President Maduro has provoked international outcry and enraged an opposition demanding his resignation with his push ...and more »

AP Explains: What's behind Venezuela's constituent assembly? - Beloit Daily News;

AP Explains: What's behind Venezuela's constituent assembly? - Beloit Daily News

Beloit Daily NewsAP Explains: What's behind Venezuela's constituent assembly?Beloit Daily NewsBolivarian National Guards detain an anti-government demonstrator during clashes in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, July 28, 2017, two days before the vote to begin the rewriting of Venezuela's constitution. Protesters say the election of a constitutional ...and more »

Venezuelans Vote on Controversial Plan for All-Powerful Constituent Assembly - NBCNews.com;

Venezuelans Vote on Controversial Plan for All-Powerful Constituent Assembly - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comVenezuelans Vote on Controversial Plan for All-Powerful Constituent AssemblyNBCNews.comMIAMI — Venezuelans began voting Sunday on President Nicolás Maduro's controversial plans for a powerful new Constituent Assembly that critics call a plan to consolidate power and create a dictatorship, as clashes with security forces turned deadly ...and more »

Venezuelan Polls Open for Controversial Vote - Voice of America;

Venezuelan Polls Open for Controversial Vote - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaVenezuelan Polls Open for Controversial VoteVoice of AmericaDespite stern warnings against protests from Venezuela's government, violence broke out on the streets of Caracas Sunday as the country voted on a controversial measure for an all-powerful constitutional assembly. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ...and more »

Venezuelan opposition promises new tactics after Sunday's vote - Times of India;

Venezuelan opposition promises new tactics after Sunday's vote - Times of India

Times of IndiaVenezuelan opposition promises new tactics after Sunday's voteTimes of India(Recasts with opposition promise of new tactics, adds Delta to stop flying to Caracas). By Hugh Bronstein. CARACAS, July 29 (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition said it is ready to change tactics in its bid to bring down President Nicolas Maduro after ...and more »

As Venezuelan election nears, more upheaval and cries of fraud - Los Angeles Times;

As Venezuelan election nears, more upheaval and cries of fraud - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAs Venezuelan election nears, more upheaval and cries of fraudLos Angeles TimesA sign in Caracas uses bank notes to spell out fraud as Venezuela is asked to vote Sunday to elect an assembly to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution. (MIGUEL GUTIERREZ / EPA). By Mery Mogollon, Chris Kraul. South America · Colombia · Elections ...and more »

Venezuela money supply soars 10% - Saudi Gazette;

Venezuela money supply soars 10% - Saudi Gazette

Saudi GazetteVenezuela money supply soars 10%Saudi GazetteCARACAS — In a portend of steepening inflation in crisis-stricken Venezuela, money supply surged 10 percent in just one week earlier this month, its largest single-week rise in a quarter of a century. Venezuela is undergoing a major economic crisis ...and more »

The Guardian's Propaganda on Venezuela: All You Need to Know - Venezuelanalysis.com;

The Guardian's Propaganda on Venezuela: All You Need to Know - Venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuelanalysis.comThe Guardian's Propaganda on Venezuela: All You Need to KnowVenezuelanalysis.comWith Constituent Assembly elections due to take place on July 30th, the Guardian published a piece titled “Venezuela elections: all you need to know”. But instead of breaking through the fog of falsehood and misinformation that is typical of the ...and more »

Delta to Stop Weekly Atlanta-Caracas Flights in September - U.S. News & World Report;

Delta to Stop Weekly Atlanta-Caracas Flights in September - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportDelta to Stop Weekly Atlanta-Caracas Flights in SeptemberU.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO - A Delta Airlines aircraft lines up for take off at BWI Thurgood Marshall International Airport near Baltimore, Maryland October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo Reuters. (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines on Saturday said it would cut ...and more »

Venezuela to vote on constituent assembly after months of protests - The Guardian;

Venezuela to vote on constituent assembly after months of protests - The Guardian

The GuardianVenezuela to vote on constituent assembly after months of protestsThe GuardianA sign made out of banknotes reads 'fraud constituent' in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: Miguel Gutierrez/EPA. Venezuela · The Observer. Venezuela to vote on constituent assembly after months of protests. Critics warn that a vote to create the ...and more »

Venezuelan special assembly could enable autocratic regime - Press Herald;

Venezuelan special assembly could enable autocratic regime - Press Herald

Press HeraldVenezuelan special assembly could enable autocratic regimePress HeraldVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international criticism and enraged his political opponents by pushing for a special assembly to rewrite the troubled South American nation's constitution. Sunday's election of delegates to the assembly ...and more »

Venezuela's Political Crisis Is Coming to a Head - New York Magazine;

Venezuela's Political Crisis Is Coming to a Head - New York Magazine

New York MagazineVenezuela's Political Crisis Is Coming to a HeadNew York MagazineOpposition activists clash with the police during a recent protest. Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images. This Sunday, Venezuelans will vote to elect a constituent assembly that will be charged with rewriting the country's constitution, which ...and more »

US Plotting to Topple Venezuela's Government - Center for Research on Globalization;

US Plotting to Topple Venezuela's Government - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationUS Plotting to Topple Venezuela's GovernmentCenter for Research on GlobalizationSince Hugo Chavez's February 1999 ascension to power, Washington wanted Bolivarian democracy replaced by a US sponsored regime. Earlier coup attempts failed, another likely planned, months of US-orchestrated violence a convenient pretext to act, ...and more »

Venezuelan Opposition in Final Protest Push Ahead of Sunday Vote - Jakarta Globe

Venezuelan Opposition in Final Protest Push Ahead of Sunday VoteJakarta GlobeCaracas. Rock-throwing Venezuelans braved tear gas and rainstorms on Friday (28/07), blocking streets in protest against a legislative super-body to be elected on Sunday that critics call an attempt by President Nicolas Maduro to create a dictatorship.and more »

What is the Constituent Assembly and why is there opposition?: A guide to Venezuela's election - Daily Sabah;

What is the Constituent Assembly and why is there opposition?: A guide to Venezuela's election - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahWhat is the Constituent Assembly and why is there opposition?: A guide to Venezuela's electionDaily SabahA woman wrapped in a Venezuelan national flag pastes a sign against President Maduro and his call for Constituent Assembly on the wall of a school which will be used as polling station, in Caracas, on July 24, 2017. (AFP Photo). Venezuelan President ...and more »

What the Hell Is Happening in Venezuela? - New York Magazine;

What the Hell Is Happening in Venezuela? - New York Magazine

New York MagazineWhat the Hell Is Happening in Venezuela?New York MagazineA masked antigovernment activist stands amid a blocked street during clashes in Caracas on July 27, 2017. Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images. Nicholas Casey, the New York Times' Andes bureau chief, was returning to Venezuela late last year after ...and more »

Ahead of vote, Venezuelans protest expanding presidential power - PBS NewsHour;

Ahead of vote, Venezuelans protest expanding presidential power - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourAhead of vote, Venezuelans protest expanding presidential powerPBS NewsHourVenezuela on Sunday will hold an election for a new national assembly that could rewrite its constitution. Parties opposed to President Nicolas Maduro, whose party has presided over a severe economic downturn in recent years, are boycotting the vote ...and more »