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Venezuela holds controversial vote amid violence

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 05:50

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Venezuelans lining up to cast their ballot at a polling station in Caracas on Sunday. The vote has been fiercely opposed by demonstrators at months of street protests that have left over 100 people dead.

Caracas

VENEZUELA'S government held a controversial vote on Sunday for a new, all-powerful "Constituent Assembly" to rewrite the constitution, as security forces violently broke up protest road blocks in the capital.

The election was taking place in an atmosphere of high tension,

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