Venezuela referendum shows strong opposition to Maduro's constitution plan
Monday, 17 July 2017 () Venezuela's opposition coalition had one goal in mind: to surpass the 7,505,338 votes that made Nicolas Maduro officially Hugo Chavez's successor as head of state. Now they've come close enough to know for sure they can get that kind of support in even tougher conditions.
President Nicolas Maduro is pressing ahead with plans for a controversial election in Venezuela, despite claims that it is a move to institutionalise dictatorship. Speaking on Sunday, with a week to go until the poll, he defended the vote for a congressional body which could effectively replace the...
Venezuela's Opposition called for a 24-hour national strike to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to drop plans for rewriting the constitution via his... WorldNews - Front PageAlso reported by •DNA •USATODAY.com •New Zealand Herald •Deutsche Welle
Venezuela’s leftist dictator Nicolas Maduro plans to proceed with a vote to create a new constituent assembly to replace the country’s opposition-controlled... Zero Hedge - MarketsAlso reported by •CNA
Venezuelan's opposition says more than 7.1 million people responded to its call to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the... News24 - WorldAlso reported by •USATODAY.com •New Zealand Herald •NPR •Deutsche Welle