Venezuela has seen near-daily protests for weeks by both government supporters and opponents, as President Nicolas Maduro moves ahead with his attempt to change the constitution. "We are going to stay in the street, building a way out of the crisis," opposition lawmaker Freddy Guevara told the AFP news agency. In the capital of Caracas, anti-government protesters attempted to clog 25 kilometers (16 miles) of a highway that leads to Vargas, but police fired tear gas into the crowd about two hours after the protest began. The crowd then dispersed. There were clashes between protesters and police in other cities across the Latin American country on Saturday. Backers of President Maduro held their own rally in support of a proposed 500-member constituent assembly that would write a new constitution for the country. More…
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Key documents On Venezuela
- US State Dpt ->Venezuela: Political Prisoners Should be Released Immediately
- Treasury Sanctions Prominent Venezuelan Drug Trafficker Tareck El Aissami and His Primary Frontman Samark Lopez Bello
- IACHR Concerned about Situation of Venezuelan Migrants and Calls on States in the Region to Implement Measures to Protect Them