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Maduro Affirms New Constituent Assembly Is All Powerful As Prosecutor Remains in Hiding

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he recognized the Socialist Party-dominated constituent assembly as the most powerful institution in the South American country while speaking on Thursday in his first public appearance since the legislative body was inaugurated last week, according to Reuters. “As head of state I subordinate myself to the powers of this constituent assembly,” he said during his address. “I come to recognize its plenipotentiary powers, sovereign, original and magnificent.” The election of the 545-member assembly has drawn criticism, condemnation, but only a few approvals from other countries, while the opposition-controlled congress saying that the assembly is …read more

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