Venezuela opposition cries ‘coup’ as court seizes legislative powers


CUENCA, Ecuador — In a move that Venezuela’s opposition decried as a “coup,” Venezuela’s Supreme Court effectively shut down congress, saying it would assume all legislative functions amid its contention that legislators are operating outside of the law. The decision will undoubtedly increase tensions in the South American nation where the opposition-controlled congress was seen as…


Venezuela opposition cries
Venezuela opposition cries ‘coup’ as court seizes legislative powers

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