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Nicolás Maduro: will Venezuela's president drag his people to the edge? - The Guardian

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during the closing campaign ceremony for the forthcoming election . Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters. Nicolás Maduro · The Observer profile. Nicolás Maduro: will Venezuela's president drag ...and more »

What did Venezuelans vote for and why was it so divisive? - BBC News

On Sunday, Venezuelans chose members for a constituent assembly. The convening of the assembly has been controversial, with the opposition denouncing it as an attempt by the government to strengthen its power. What is a constituent assembly? A ...and more »

Venezuela crisis: Deadly clashes amid tense election for assembly - BBC News

Venezuela's election of a controversial new assembly has been disrupted by violence, with widespread protests and at least 10 deaths reported. Those killed include an opposition youth leader, a pro-government candidate and a soldier. The government ...and more »

Venezuela opposition leaders are taken from their homes - Financial Times

Venezuelan opposition leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma have been taken from their homes, where they were serving house arrest, family members said on Tuesday, adding that President Nicolás Maduro was responsible for their fate. Both leaders ...and more »

US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro - BBC News

The US government has frozen any assets held by Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro in the US, after he held a controversial poll. Under the sanctions, US firms and individuals are banned from doing business with him. The election of a constituent ...and more »

What lies ahead for divided Venezuela? - BBC News

What will be the aftermath of Venezuela's most controversial and violent election of recent times? "Good morning! We have a new constituent assembly!" began President Nicolás Maduro as he greeted his supporters in the Plaza Bolívar in Caracas shortly ...and more »

Venezuela heading for dictatorship after 'sham' election, warns US amid clashes - The Guardian

The United States has vowed to take strong and swift action against the “architects of authoritarianism” in Venezuela after protesters and security forces fought deadly street battles during voting for President Nicolás Maduro's controversial ...and more »

US hits Nicolás Maduro with sanctions after Venezuela's 'sham' election - The Guardian

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro celebrates the results of the election in Caracas. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images. Venezuela. US hits Nicolás Maduro with sanctions after Venezuela's 'sham' election. Sanctions freeze Venezuelan ...and more »

Venezuelans snub Maduro vote on day marred by violence - Financial Times

Venezuelans on Sunday largely snubbed Nicolás Maduro's election for a new all-powerful political assembly, in a vote marred by violence that killed at least 10 people and left seven police officers injured by a bomb attack. Opposition leaders rejected ...and more »

Venezuela votes on constituent assembly amid protests - BBC News

Voting is under way in Venezuela to elect a new assembly with powers to rewrite the constitution. The opposition is boycotting the vote which it says is a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro. The government says the constituent assembly is the only ...and more »