Venezuela braces for new protests after deadly vote

Venezuela braces for new protests after deadly voteVenezuela braced for new protests Monday after a controversial election for an assembly to rewrite the constitution unleashed a wave of unrest that left 10 people dead. Opponents of embattled President Nicolas Maduro vowed another day of nationwide marches, defying an intensifying crackdown on protests that have left more than 120 people dead in four months. The leftist leader encouraged the new “Constituent Assembly” to wield its vast powers to scrap opposition lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution as one of its first acts.



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