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Venezuelan president braced for protests as political crisis deepens
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Venezuelan president braced for protests as political crisis deepens

by firstsource newsMay 18, 2016

remains defiant in face of parliament’s attempts to unseat him and worsening economic situation

’s political crisis has deepened after the country’s president, Nicolás Maduro, predicted that the opposition-controlled parliament would soon “disappear” while his political rivals prepared for a day of protests in the capital to demand a recall vote.

Both sides have intensified the rhetoric as they vie for control of a country wracked by food shortages, looting, power cuts, spiralling violence, a shrinking economy and the world’s highest rate of inflation.

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