Majority reject Maduro's plan to amend Venezuelan constitution (Lead) - Web India 123

A vast majority of Venezuelan voters, 98.4 percent, rejected the President's proposal to form a National Constituent Assembly to amend the country's Constitution in an opposition-backed referendum. A total of 7,186,170 Venezuelans participated in the ...

Venezuela referendum: Big show of support for opposition - AKIpress (press release) (subscription)

AKIPRESS.COM - More than seven million voters have taken part in an opposition-organised referendum in Venezuela, according to academics monitoring the poll, BBC reported. Voters strongly opposed government plans for a new constituent assembly ...

Venezuela: Small victory for opposition - iAfrica.com

Venezuela's opposition voted en masse Sunday against President Nicolas Maduro and his plan to rewrite the constitution, hoping to use this success to demand a change of government after nearly four months of violent protests. Deadly violence returned ...

Millions take part in symbolic referendum rejecting plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution - Los Angeles Times

Millions of government opponents dealt a symbolic blow Sunday to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, casting votes in an unofficial referendum rejecting his controversial plan for a constitutional overhaul. The balloting was organized by the ...

Venezuela opposition plots "zero hour" after big anti-Maduro vote - Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Energized by a massive vote against President Nicolas Maduro in an unofficial plebiscite, Venezuela's opposition mulled on Monday how to escalate protests and block a new congress it fears may enshrine Socialist Party hegemony.

'More than 7m' vote in symbolic election in Venezuela - RTE.ie

Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans have voted in a symbolic election organised by the opposition against President Nicolas Maduro and his plan to rewrite the constitution, university guarantors said with 95% of ballots counted. Venezuelan nationals living ...

Venezuela referendum: Woman, 61, shot dead in polling queue - BBC News

A nurse aged 61 has been shot dead while waiting to vote in an unofficial, opposition-organised referendum in Venezuela's capital, Caracas. Men on motorbikes fired at a queue, killing her and wounding three others. Venezuela is in crisis, and more than ...

Venezuelans reject constitutional rewrite in non-binding referendum - CNN International

(CNN) Millions of Venezuelans have voted to reject President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plans to rewrite the country's constitution. Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans took part in the non-binding referendum organized by the country's main opposition ...