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Zero Hedge
Big Oil Nervous As Venezuela's Maduro Seizes More Powernext Hitler (since Assad has failed to be a good Hitler?), requiring an epic mi
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 hours ago
next Hitler (since Assad has failed to be a good Hitler?), requiring an epic misreading of the real power now held by the Constituent Assembly. Maduro is subject to the Constituent Assembly, who has the CONSTITUTIONAL right to give itself... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela prepares world summit to defend new legislative bodyNicolas Maduro. Late last month, and in the face of anti-government street pro
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
Nicolas Maduro. Late last month, and in the face of anti-government street protests, Venezuela elected a 545-member constituent assembly at the behest of Maduro. On Friday the assembly granted itself lawmaking powers. It was the latest blow... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
What you missed this week: Scaramucci out, new Russia sanctions and a KISS lookalikePresident Nicolas Maduro defiantly dismissed allegations that official turnout
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 3 hours ago
President Nicolas Maduro defiantly dismissed allegations that official turnout figures for the election of an all-powerful constituent assembly were manipulated, accusing the software firm behind the claim of bowing to U.S. pressure to cast doubt... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela prepares world summit to defend new legislative bodyNicolas Maduro. Late last month, and in the face of anti-government street pro
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
Nicolas Maduro. Late last month, and in the face of anti-government street protests, Venezuela elected a 545-member constituent assembly at the behest of Maduro. On Friday the assembly granted itself lawmaking powers. It was the latest blow... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Future Of The Third Worldwas the start of Bolshevik rule. To be precise, the Bolsheviks took over shortl
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 hours ago
was the start of Bolshevik rule. To be precise, the Bolsheviks took over shortly thereafter, when they disbanded the constituent assembly in in early 1918 and subsequently gradually did the same to all non-Bolshevik Soviets that had been... Read more
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The Hill
2017 feels an awful lot like 1962dictatorship, the remarks seem to have emboldened Nicolas Maduro and his allies
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
dictatorship, the remarks seem to have emboldened Nicolas Maduro and his allies. In fact, the fraudulently elected constituent assembly decided recently to effectively dissolve the opposition-dominated congress, which was popularly elected... Read more
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Aljazeera
Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new assemblyfrom a group of 12 regional nations plus the United States saying they would co
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
from a group of 12 regional nations plus the United States saying they would continue to regard congress - not the new constituent assembly - as the Venezuela's only legitimate lawmaking body. "This is a congress in resistance of an armed... Read more
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dna
Articles of national discontentits applicability was intended to last till the formulation and adoption of the
dna / Posted yesterday
its applicability was intended to last till the formulation and adoption of the state’s constitution. However, the state’s constituent assembly dissolved itself on January 25, 1957, without recommending either abrogation or amendment to the Article... Read more
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Rappler
Venezuela parliament convenes, rejects new assembly's powersVenezuela – Venezuela's National Assembly convened Saturday, August 19, in defi
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Venezuela – Venezuela's National Assembly convened Saturday, August 19, in defiance of a declaration by the new Constituent Assembly that it was seizing full powers from the opposition-led legislature. The move Friday, August 18, by the... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Venezuela's Controversial New Assembly Voted For Law-Passing Powerscountry's existing opposition-controlled congress, the National Assembly. But b
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
country's existing opposition-controlled congress, the National Assembly. But by taking over the power to make laws, the Constituent Assembly has taken away the opposition's main tool against President Nicolás Maduro. Maduro pushed to create the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Venezuela's Controversial New Assembly Voted For Law-Passing Powerscountry's existing opposition-controlled congress, the National Assembly. But b
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
country's existing opposition-controlled congress, the National Assembly. But by taking over the power to make laws, the Constituent Assembly has taken away the opposition's main tool against President Nicolás Maduro. Maduro pushed to create the... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela 'congress in resistance' rejects new super-assemblya group of 12 regional nations plus the United States on Friday, saying they wo
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
a group of 12 regional nations plus the United States on Friday, saying they would continue to regard congress, not the new constituent assembly, as the Venezuela's only legitimate lawmaking body. "This is a congress in resistance of an armed... Read more
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Reuters
Regional nations plus U.S. condemn Venezuela's new constituent assemblycongress as the country's only legitimate law maker. The move came after an an
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
congress as the country's only legitimate law maker. The move came after an announcement on Friday that the newly-created constituent assembly, elected in late July to re-write the crisis-hit country's constitution, would supersede congress and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Deposed Venezuelan prosecutor Luisa Ortega flees country in dramatic speedboat journeya military intervention was an option to solve the crisis. South American trad
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
a military intervention was an option to solve the crisis. South American trade bloc Mercosur said on Friday they will not recognise any measures taken by the constituent assembly. Ms Ortega's chief of staff did not respond to a request for comme... Read more
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Aljazeera
Luisa Ortega 'fearing for her life' flees to Colombiacriticism, but prompted a protest movement that has left more than 120 dead. E
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
criticism, but prompted a protest movement that has left more than 120 dead. Earlier on Friday, the newly elected constituent assembly approved a decree giving it the authority to pass legislation, virtually nullifying the powers of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Venezuela government allies seize legislative powersMaduro branded a dictator by opponents whom he in turn accuses of plotting with
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Maduro branded a dictator by opponents whom he in turn accuses of plotting with the United States to overthrow him. The Constituent Assembly (NCA) unanimously adopted a decree authorising it to "take over functions to legislate on matters... Read more
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The Columbian
Venezuela’s pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congressCARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s new pro-government Constituent Assembly formal
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s new pro-government Constituent Assembly formally moved Friday to assume the powers of the opposition-dominated congress, completing what critics call a power grab that effectively puts all branches of government under... Read more
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Canberra Times
Venezuela's democratically elected legislature is dissolved, deepening crisisVenezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while a
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while accepting her new post as President of the Constituent Assembly in Caracas. Photo: Bloomberg Opposition leaders vowed to fight the move. Julio Borges, president of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Venezuela government allies seize legislative powersMaduro branded a dictator by opponents, whom he in turn accuses of plotting wit
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
Maduro branded a dictator by opponents, whom he in turn accuses of plotting with the United States to overthrow him. The Constituent Assembly unanimously adopted a decree authorizing it to “take over functions to legislate on matters directly... Read more
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dna
Venezuela faces outrage after new assembly takes legislative powerprosecutor Luisa Ortega fled the country. President Nicolas Maduro sponsored l
dna / Posted 2 days ago
prosecutor Luisa Ortega fled the country. President Nicolas Maduro sponsored last month's election of the 545-member constituent assembly over objections from the opposition, which boycotted the vote, calling it an affront to democracy. In... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Venezuela's pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congressVenezuela's new pro-government Constituent Assembly formally moved Friday to as
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuela's new pro-government Constituent Assembly formally moved Friday to assume the powers of the opposition-dominated congress, completing what critics call a power grab that effectively puts all branches of government under the control of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Venezuela's pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congressVenezuela's new pro-government Constituent Assembly formally moved Friday to as
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuela's new pro-government Constituent Assembly formally moved Friday to assume the powers of the opposition-dominated congress, completing what critics call a power grab that effectively puts all branches of government under the control of... Read more
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The Age
Venezuela's democratically elected legislature is dissolved, deepening crisisVenezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while a
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while accepting her new post as President of the Constituent Assembly in Caracas. Photo: Bloomberg Opposition leaders vowed to fight the move. Julio Borges, president of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Venezuela's democratically elected legislature is dissolved, deepening crisisVenezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while a
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuelan rule of law," he told the delegates. Delcy Rodriguez speaks while accepting her new post as President of the Constituent Assembly in Caracas. Photo: Bloomberg Opposition leaders vowed to fight the move. Julio Borges, president of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela's former top prosecutor is in Colombia, authorities sayin late March and became a vocal critic of his unpopular government, eventually
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
in late March and became a vocal critic of his unpopular government, eventually going into hiding after the newly elected constituent assembly fired her earlier this month. The assembly fired Ortega during its first session on Aug. 5, but she and... Read more
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The Star
U.S. condemns 'power grab' by new Venezuelan assembly - State DepartmentWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States strongly condemns the assumption of le
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States strongly condemns the assumption of legislative powers by Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly, the State Department said in a statement on Friday. "This power grab is designed to supplant the... Read more
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EuroNews
Venezuela's new constituent assembly votes to take parliament's powersVenezuela’s new constituent assembly has formally declared it will assume the p
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Venezuela’s new constituent assembly has formally declared it will assume the powers of the opposition-led parliament. The vote has fuelled criticism that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship in defiance of... Read more
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Rappler
Venezuela government allies seize legislative powersMaduro branded a dictator by opponents, whom he in turn accuses of plotting wit
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Maduro branded a dictator by opponents, whom he in turn accuses of plotting with the United States to overthrow him. The Constituent Assembly unanimously adopted a decree authorizing it to "take over functions to legislate on matters directly... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela's constituent assembly assumes power to legislatedown nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
down nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition in 2016. But the decision suggests the constituent assembly, elected in July in a vote boycotted by the opposition, is more interested in limiting the opposition's... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela's former top prosecutor is in Colombia, authorities sayin late March and became a vocal critic of his unpopular government, eventually
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
in late March and became a vocal critic of his unpopular government, eventually going into hiding after the newly elected constituent assembly fired her earlier this month. The assembly fired Ortega during its first session on Aug. 5, but she and... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. condemns 'power grab' by new Venezuelan assembly: State DepartmentWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States strongly condemns the assumption of le
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States strongly condemns the assumption of legislative powers by Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly, the State Department said in a statement on Friday. "This power grab is designed to supplant the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Constituent assembly assumes power to legislatesocialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship. Delcy Rodr
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship. Delcy Rodriguez, a Maduro ally and president of the constituent assembly, insisted the move did not imply a dissolution of the congress. "Those lazy bums have to work. What we... Read more
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The Star
Mercosur refuses to recognise acts of Venezuela's new assemblyForeign Ministry. According to the statement, Mercosur founding members Brazil
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Foreign Ministry. According to the statement, Mercosur founding members Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay will not recognise any measures taken by Venezuela's new constituent assembly. (Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu; editing by Diane Cra... Read more
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BBC News
Disputed Venezuela assembly takes parliament's powersReports The Reporters Have Your Say Venezuela's controversial new constitu
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Venezuela's controversial new constituent assembly has overwhelmingly voted in favour of assuming the powers of the opposition-led parliament. The move... Read more
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Reuters
Mercosur refuses to recognize acts of Venezuela's new assemblyaccording to a statement released by Brazil's Foreign Ministry. According to t
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
according to a statement released by Brazil's Foreign Ministry. According to the statement, Mercosur founding members Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay will not recognize any measures taken by Venezuela's new cons... Read more
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dna
Venezuela's ex-AG says Maduro involved in Odebrecht scandalwho also broke with Maduro. She had blistering condemnation for Maduro's gover
dna / Posted 2 days ago
who also broke with Maduro. She had blistering condemnation for Maduro's government, which has installed an all-powerful Constituent Assembly that yesterday seized the powers of the opposition-majority legislature. "We have seen how all... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela's constituent assembly assumes power to legislatedown nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
down nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition in 2016. But the decision suggests the constituent assembly, elected in July in a vote boycotted by the opposition, is more interested in limiting the opposition's... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The better way to goIt is good that Duterte has decided to appoint 25 members instead of an electio
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
It is good that Duterte has decided to appoint 25 members instead of an election or a constituent assembly. Both would block the reforms he was elected for. He must open the doors far and wide to match the support that came from different classes... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela's constituent assembly assumes power to legislatedown nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
down nearly every law it has approved since it was taken over by the opposition in 2016. But the decision suggests the constituent assembly, elected in July in a vote boycotted by the opposition, is more interested in limiting the opposition's... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Venezuelan pro-government assembly takes congress' powersprotests are working with the US to violently oust President Nicolas Maduro. I
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
protests are working with the US to violently oust President Nicolas Maduro. In this August 4 file photo, Venezuela's Constituent Assembly poses for an official photo after being sworn in. Photo: AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File More From The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Constitution Amendment - A Fatal Blow to Nation-Buildingthe flawed constitution handed down by the military in 1999. The exercise is fu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the flawed constitution handed down by the military in 1999. The exercise is futile. What the country needs is a national Constituent Assembly to draw up a new constitution restructuring Nigeria, which then should be put to a referendum. Nigeria... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss companies pull out of Venezuelaa chicken.” The Swiss Foreign ministry is “deeply concerned” about the situati
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
a chicken.” The Swiss Foreign ministry is “deeply concerned” about the situation in Venezuela and says that plans for a constituent assembly should be scrapped. Over 120 people have died in four months of protests against Maduro’s handling of... Read more
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New Kerala
Venezuelan military receives President's order to prepare for U.S. invasion - newkerala news #264243Trump administration slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Trump administration slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after a July 30 vote that allowed the President to replace the opposition-held National Assembly with a new 545-member Constituent Assembly filled with his su... Read more
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Business Standard India
President Maduro orders Venezuelan military to be prepared for US invasionTrump administration slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Trump administration slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after a July 30 vote that allowed the President to replace the opposition-held National Assembly with a new 545-member Constituent Assembly filled with his su... Read more
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Aljazeera
Venezuela: New prosecutor vows to jail protest leaderscrimes law is expected to be approved despite fears it will be used to crush di
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
crimes law is expected to be approved despite fears it will be used to crush dissent. Tarek Saab, appointed by the new Constituent Assembly early this month, vowed to track down the leaders of demonstrations, in which more than 120 people have... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Venezuela’s new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leadersnew chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodrig
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend. An anti-government activist is arrested by the... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela's new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaderslast month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Ro
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend. She spoke to the assembly following a speech by chief... Read more
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Swissinfo
Venezuela's new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaderslast month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Ro
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend. She spoke to the assembly following a speech by chief... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Venezuela's new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaderslast month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Ro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend. She spoke to the assembly following a speech by chief... Read more
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The Star
Venezuela's new chief prosecutor vows to jail protest leaderslast month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Ro
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro loyalist Delcy Rodriguez, head of the body known as the constituent assembly, said the law would be passed before the weekend. She spoke to the assembly following a speech by chief... Read more
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