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Venezuela Opposition Kicks Off Petition Drive to Oust President Maduro

April 27, 2016 6:56 PM
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People line up to sign a day after protests over shortages, blackouts rocked seven cities

CARACAS, Venezuela—Government opponents began collecting signatures Wednesday for a referendum on recalling President Nicolás Maduro, a day after protests over increasingly desperate living conditions shook at least seven cities.

In the sweltering city of Maracaibo, the country’s second-largest, raucous street protests lasted into the early morning hours. Local media reported some buses were set ablaze and shopping malls and grocery...

Source: wsj.com

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