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Venezuela opposition says 7 million vote in anti-Maduro poll

Reuters / World 115 sources

CARACAS (Reuters) - More than 7 million Venezuelans voted in Sunday's unofficial referendum held by the opposition to heap pressure on President Nicolas Maduro and repudiate his plan to rewrite the OPEC nation's constitution, monitors said.

Venezuela's opposition energized by anti-Maduro vote

Reuters

Energized by a massive vote against President Nicolas Maduro in an unofficial plebiscite, Venezuela's opposition mulled on Monday how to escalate protests and block a new congress it fears may enshrine Socialist Party hegemony.

'Zero Hour' Protest Planned After Huge Anti-Maduro Vote

NBC News / News

Thousands of Venezuelans around the globe are turning out for an unofficial vote on President Nicolás Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution.

After protest vote, Maduro foes warn of 'zero hour' for Venezuela's democracy

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday pledged to defy the government with escalating protest tactics, a day after showing their strength in an unofficial referendum that they said drew more than 7 million votes…

Venezuela opposition calls for ‘zero hour’ actions against Maduro’s plan

The Guardian / World

Escalated street protests and 24-hour strike organized in weeks leading up to election of assembly to rewrite constitution after 7.1m people rejected proposal

Venezuela referendum shows strong opposition to Maduro's constitution plan

CBC.ca / World

Venezuela's opposition coalition had one goal in mind: to surpass the 7,505,338 votes that made Nicolas Maduro officially Hugo Chavez's successor as head of state. Now they've come close enough to know for sure they can get that kind of…

Venezuela opposition plots 'zero hour,' government calls vote a 'fraud'

Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's opposition vowed on Monday to escalate protests after a massive vote against President Nicolas Maduro in an unofficial plebiscite that the leftist government mocked as a "gigantic fraud."

Scores of Venezuelans Turn Against Maduro in Symbolic Vote

Bloomberg

Millions of Venezuelans reportedly lined up throughout the country and abroad to vote against President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the nation’s constitution, in an symbolic victory to the nation’s embattled opposition alliance. While…

After protest vote, Maduro’s foes warn of ‘zero hour’ for Venezuela’s democracy

The opposition has pledged to intensify demonstrations, calls for defections from within the government.

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