Venezuela's government, opposition on deadly collision course

Venezuela's government, opposition on deadly collision course

Venezuela’s already violent political crisis looks headed for a dangerous showdown in the streets, as the opposition called Thursday for nationwide protests against President Nicolas Maduro in outright defiance of a government ban on demonstrations ahead of a controversial weekend vote slammed internationally. “The regime declared we can’t demonstrate… We will respond with the TAKING OF VENEZUELA” on Friday, the opposition coalition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable, said on its Twitter account on the second day of a 48-hour general strike. It followed a presidential decree read by Interior Minister Nestor Reverol warning that protesters risked five to 10 years in prison for anything that “could disturb or affect” Sunday’s vote.

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