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Venezuela Swears in Constituent Assembly Members

Supporters joined newly-elected representatives for the official ceremony at the Federal Legislative Palace. Five days after the nation voted, the elected members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly, ANC, have taken their seats. To celebrate their swearing-in, thousands of supporters joined … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly Members Prepare to Take Seats

The United States has repeated its threats to bring about regime change following the election. Five days after the nation voted, the elected members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly are preparing to take their seats on Friday. More than eight … Continue reading

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Venezuelan People Set Forth Core Issues for Constituent Assembly

By Livia Rodriguez Delis Caracas, Aug 2 (Prensa Latina) After feting for the recently successful election results, Venezuelan people have set forth today the main issues to be discussed in the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) for the coming hours. The … Continue reading

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Cuba Condemns US Sanctions against Venezuelan President

Havana, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has condemned today the US sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, following the elections to the National Constituent Assembly in Venezuela. The Cuban Foreign Ministry described such measures against Nicolas Maduro as ‘unusual, violation … Continue reading

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Statement of the Gov’t of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the elections for a National Constituent Assembly

1. The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela informs the international community that on 30 July 2017 it held an electoral process to elect 545 representatives to a National Constituent Assembly, which was called by President Nicolas Maduro Moros, … Continue reading

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Over 8 Million Vote in Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly Election

The National Electoral Council announced that voter turnout for the National Constituent Assembly was over 41 percent. The president of the National Electoral Council Tibisay Lucena has announced that turnout in Venezuela’s historic National Constituent Assembly was over 41 percent, … Continue reading

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In Celebratory Mood, Venezuelans Vote for Constituent Assembly

teleSUR is on the ground in Venezuela, getting reactions from people as they vote for the ANC. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans gathered outside schools, libraries and municipal buildings wrapping around streets at dawn to cast their vote for the … Continue reading

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Constituent Assembly Explained

teleSur 7/30/17 –President Nicolas Maduro made his call for a new Assembly at the end of a trade union march on May Day. Almost 20 million Venezuelans are eligible to vote for 537 members of a new Constituent Assembly this … Continue reading

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Registered Venezuelans Advised to Vote in Any Municipal Center

Some sections of the opposition have threatened to attack polling stations and voting machines. The President of Venezuela’s National Electoral Council, CNE, Tibisay Lucena, says qualified voters can cast their ballots for the Constituent Assembly election on July 30 at … Continue reading

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Maduro Invites the Opposition to Talks Before Assembly Vote

Candidates and government supporters are making the final preparations ahead of Sunday’s election. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has proposed holding round table peace talks with the opposition before the National Constituent Assembly vote on July 30. Electoral campaigning for the Assembly’s candidates has … Continue reading

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