Monday, July 17, 2017

Venezuelans Vote 98% Against Plans To Rewrite The Constitution

CNN: Venezuelans reject constitutional rewrite in non-binding referendum

(CNN)Millions of Venezuelans have voted to reject President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plans to rewrite the country's constitution.

Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans took part in the non-binding referendum organized by the country's main opposition parties, with the overwhelming majority of voters coming out against Maduro's plan.

Venezuela is in the grip of social unrest, which has paralyzed the country amid violent protests seeking government reform.

The government has condemned the referendum as illegal, and has instead called for a July 30 vote to elect a special assembly to rewrite the 1999 constitution.

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WNU Editor: Everyone knew that the vote would be a close to a 100% against President Nicolas Maduro's controversial plans to rewrite the country's constitution (the vote was 98% against). What everyone wanted to know was the turnout. The turnout was very high in the cities .... much lower in the countryside. But according to those who did the referendum, 7.2 million Venezuelans voted.

More News On Venezuelans Voting 98% Against Plans To Rewrite The Constitution

Venezuela referendum: Big show of support for opposition -- BBC
Maduro foes: Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum -- AP
Venezuela opposition says 7 million vote in anti-Maduro poll -- Reuters
Venezuelan diaspora flocks to vote against Maduro -- AFP
Millions of Venezuelans vote against President Nicolas Maduro -- DW
Crowds flee in panic as gunmen shoot dead a nurse and wound three others after firing at people waiting to vote in Venezuela referendum -- Daily Mail
Venezuela opposition plots "zero hour" after big anti-Maduro vote -- Reuters
Venezuela opposition mulls strategy after massive anti-Maduro vote -- The Guardian/AFP

1 comment:

Andrew Jackson said...

Kill the commies,problem solved.