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Venezuela Opposition Seeks To Defy Maduro

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Venezuela's opposition holds an unofficial referendum on Sunday to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

The president seeks to create a legislative superbody that his adversaries call the consolidation of a dictatorship.

The symbolic poll will also ask voters if they want early elections.

It is intended to further dent Maduro's legitimacy amid a crippling economic crisis and three months of anti-government protests that have led to nearly 100 deaths..

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Transcript: Venezuela Opposition Seeks To Defy Maduro

Venezuela's opposition holds an unofficial referendum on Sunday to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

The president seeks to create a legislative superbody that his adversaries call the consolidation of a dictatorship.

The symbolic poll will also ask voters if they want early elections.

It is intended to further dent Maduro's legitimacy amid a crippling economic crisis and three months of anti-government protests that have led to nearly 100 deaths.



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