Venezuela Votes: Violence, Unrest Mark Day of Controversial Election

Venezuelans voted Sunday on President Nicolás Maduro’s controversial plans for a powerful new Constituent Assembly that critics call a plan to consolidate power.

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Pro-government supporters wave flags and chant near a relocated polling center ahead of gubernatorial elections in Caracas, Venezuela, on Oct. 15. Fewer than half of Venezuela’s registered voters participated in the South American country’s May 20 election, punishing a government they don’t support by simply not voting. Russia and China vetoed a US resolution on at the the United Nations Security Council, expressing concerns over external interference in affairs a sovereign state. A Russian draft also failed. Tags: russian, resolutions, venezuela, fail, About UNICEF | About UNICEF UNICEF is mitted to doing all it can to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in partnership with governments, civil society, business, academia and the United Nations family – and especially children and young people. The sack Maracaibo was almost over Thurs after a frenzy violence and looting that showed just how close is to total chaos.

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