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Venezuela in July to vote for new congress

Venezuela in July to vote for new congress

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Inhabitants of Venezuela should be in July to vote for a new congress to choose. In december the local and regional elections for mayors and governors.

That the government has announced. Those elections were in fact already for 2016 planned.

In the meantime, is going to president Nicolas Maduro with his plan for the constitution to rewrite by a specially convened burgerraad. According to opponents, he gets by that amendment, more power.

In the South American country is already a long time unsettled. Venezuela has huge oil reserves but is in a deep crisis. For months in protest of the inhabitants against the government. The opposition demands free elections, release of political prisoners, respect for the parliament and take better care of the citizens with food and medicine.

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