Venezuela faces outrage after new assembly takes legislative power to revise constitution


By Hugh Bronstein and Julia Symmes Cobb
, 21 August
Delcy Rodriguez, president of the National Constituent Assembly (Photo credit: Flickr)
Delcy Rodriguez, president of the National Constituent Assembly (Photo credit: Flickr)
Venezuela's new legislative superbody was criticized by South American governments and Washington on Friday after giving itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress while ex-top prosecutor Luisa Ortega fled the country. President Nicolas Maduro sponsored last month's el...
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