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(UPDATED) National Assembly Election Results - 95 Legislators for PSUV

President Hugo Chavez voting today (agencies).

More than 11 million Venezuelans voted today, electing 165 legislators to the national assembly and 12 to the Latin American Parliament, in 36,553 voting centres across the country. The PSUV won a majority of positions, but not the two thirds necessary for some decision making.

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Q & A: The National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

The symbol of the National Constituent Assembly in the government's media campaign. Text reads: "The constituent [asse

The Venezuela Solidarity Campaign answers common questions on the National Constituent Assembly, called by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

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Venezuela Needs Negotiation, Not American Intervention


What kind of role should Washington play in Venezuela's crisis? Well, what kind of role should Russia play in U.S. politics and elections? The answer to both questions is the same: None at all.

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Venezuelan Military Hits Back at US Sanctions Threat

Mural of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez. (Prensa Libre)

The military has also denounced opposition street actions that set people on fire, attack medical and educational centers and attempt to destroy cities.

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Opposition holds Public Consultation to Reject the Upcoming ANC Elections

Photo:  Opposition members burning consultation registeries

Last Sunday the Democratic Unity Roundtable held an informal consultation to demonstrate their rejection of the upcoming National Constituent Assembly (ANC) elections to be held on the 30th of July.  This was organized parallel to the call by the National Electoral Council for an electoral drill for the same ANC elections.

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Massive Participation in Rehearsal for Constituent Assembly Elections

Photo:  July 16, 2017 Electoral drill in Barquisimeto, State of Lara

On Sunday, the 16th of July, the National Electoral Council of Venezuela held a rehearsal for the upcoming elections of the National Constituent Assembly to be held on July 30th. The electoral centers were flooded with people, the majority Chavista, due to a parallel call made by the opposition for an informal consultation, organized precisely to reject the upcoming elections.

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Venezuelans Vote in Rival Symbolic Polls

Venezuelans vote in a mock ANC election in Caracas. (Prensa del Ministerio de Educación)

Venezuela’s government and opposition both claimed millions voted in rival symbolic elections Sunday, with at least one death being reported.

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Are Venezuela’s Unofficial Referendum Results Credible?

Julio Borges, leader of the opposition-controlled parliament, speaks following an opposition-organized vote to measure public su

The only thing more dubious than the opposition’s unofficial referendum is the media coverage surrounding it.

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71% of Venezuelans Say Opposition Has No Economic Plan: Poll

Venezuela's economy is facing its worst downturn in decades. (Reuters)

The majority of Venezuelans believe a future right-wing government won’t be able to solve the country’s economic crisis, according to a new poll released Thursday.

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