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Venezuelan president Maduro extends state of emergency

Venezuelan president Maduro extends state of emergency

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President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela last Thursday, by decree the state of emergency in the country be extended by two months.

By the measures, the rights of the opposition parties to intervene and have a military and burgermilities on the hand of the government additional rights given that they the food supply in the by the economic crisis heavily affected country can sustain.

Also, the president of the economic state of emergency since the January effect is for the fourth time extended.

The opposition, a coalition of conservatives, social democratic liberals and local parties will still this year a referendum on the removal of Maduro. In recent weeks hundreds of thousands of people take to the streets again to demonstrate against the president. Repression of political opponents and journalists has since greatly increased.

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