Venezuela: Maduro claims victory for new assembly

Venezuela: Maduro claims victory for new assembly
Venezuela Vote: Many Polling Places Empty as Some Boycott Election
Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) President Nicolás Maduro has thanked "the brave people of Venezuela" for voting in a controversial election for a new Constituent Assembly that will have the power to rewrite his country's constitution. The election will allow 

Street art made from local currency in Caracas, Venezuela. It translates to “Constituent Fraud,” referring to the election for a constituent assembly. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times. BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The legitimacy of Sunday's election …

Venezuela Vote Marred by Violence, Including Candidate's Death

President Nicolas Maduro cast his ballot Sunday to kick off a controversial vote in Venezuela electing a new, all-powerful "Constituent Assembly" he promises will end his country's crisis by rewriting the constitution. The vote has been fiercely …

Venezuela Vote: Many Polling Places Empty as Some Boycott Election

Several Countries Reject Venezuela's Election To Rewrite Constitution

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro casts his vote during the election for the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), in Caracas, Venezuela, on July 30, 2017. All the polling stations for electing members to the National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

“I said rain, thunder or lightning, the 30th of July was going to come,” Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said as he cast his ballot in the election Sunday for a new constituent assembly. Maduro, who hailed the election as the "biggest ever vote for …

Venezuela electoral body says 8 million voted; opposition disputes count

Caracas, Venezuela (CNN) President Nicolás Maduro has thanked "the brave people of Venezuela" for voting in a controversial election for a new Constituent Assembly that will have the power to rewrite his country's constitution. The election will allow. Last Updated Jul 31, 2017 5:41 AM EDT. Venezuela's National Electoral Council said early Sunday that more than 8 million people had voted to grant President Nicolas Maduro's ruling socialist party virtually unlimited powers with a new constitutional. MIAMI — Betty Blanco refused to vote in Venezuela's elections because she says she loves her country too much. The 77-year-old boycotted Sunday's controversial vote for a new constitutional assembly — a body that would vastly expand the powers of the

The United States vowed "strong and swift actions against the architects of authoritarianism" on Sunday in response to what it called a flawed election in Venezuela of a constitutional super-body under leftist President Nicolas Maduro. "The United …

Jose Mauricio Gaona is an O'Brien Fellow at McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, a Saul Hayes Fellow at McGill University's Faculty of Law, and a Vanier Canada Scholar. Sunday's election in Venezuela of a national constituent assembly

Electoral officials in Venezuela say turnout in the controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5%, a figure disputed by the opposition. The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election. It … . Dozens of Venezuelans staged their own protest in Hollywood on Sunday as violence erupted in Caracas over elections that would give controversial President Nicolas Maduro more power. Demonstrators took over much of the sidewalk in front of the TCL

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A total of 41.53 percent of Venezuelan voters cast their ballots during the election to the Constituent Assembly, President of the National Electoral Council Tibisay Lucena said at a press conference. On Sunday, Venezuela held …

Deadly election day in Venezuela as protesters clash with troops

As many as 14 people were killed Sunday in Venezuela during violent protests against President Nicolas Maduro's election to create a constitutional assembly. Opposition leader Henrique Capriles said as many as 14 people died during demonstrations,


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