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US Calls for Embassy Staff To Depart Venezuela As Violence Increases Before Vote

The United States State Department said that family members of American government employees at the U.S. Embassy in Caracas should leave the country and gave other employees the option to join them ahead of a looming, controversial vote that’s already turned violent, according to The New York Times. The State Department issued their decision on Thursday, along with a wider travel warning, “due to social unrest, violent crime and pervasive food and medicine shortages” in Venezuela. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for the special election to create a new body called the constituent assembly, that would have power above all …read more

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