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7 Million Venezuelans Reject Maduro in Unofficial Referendum

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Published on Jul 17, 2017

Ninety-eight percent of voters in the unofficial opposition-organized referendum voted on July 16 to hold elections before President Nicolás Maduro’s term ends in 2019.

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] Venezuela’s Opposition Voted Overwhelmingly Against President Nicolas Maduro In An Unofficial Referendum An Uprising Against Maduro Has Led To Violent Protests Over The Last Few months Killing At Least 93 People More than 7 Million Venezuelans Voted In The Unofficial Referendum Organized By The opposition On July 16th Reuters Reports ninety-eight Percent Voted In Favor Of elections Being Held Before Maduro Term Ends In 2019 They Also Overwhelmingly Rejected The Proposed Constituent Assembly Which The Venezuelan Government Has Scheduled To Take Place On July 30th On That Day Venezuelans Will Elect Part Of A 500 Member Body That Would Have The Power To Dissolve The Legislature And Rewrite The Constitution The Government Says The goal Of The Constituent Assembly Is To Make Necessary Changes To The Constitution That Will Resolve The Country’s Political And Economic Crises the Opposition Believes Changing The Constitution Will Only Empower Maduro though Free Netid News International I’m youlet Unni

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