Opposition lawmaker raise their hands to approve activation of the procedure to remove magistrates from the Supreme Court during a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 05, 2017. The government over the weekend backed away from the Supreme Court's ruling after strong international and domestic criticism.
Opposition lawmaker raise their hands to approve activation of the procedure to remove magistrates from the Supreme Court during a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 05, 2017. The government over the weekend backed away from the Supreme Court's ruling after strong international and domestic criticism. Ariana Cubillos AP
Opposition lawmaker raise their hands to approve activation of the procedure to remove magistrates from the Supreme Court during a session at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 05, 2017. The government over the weekend backed away from the Supreme Court's ruling after strong international and domestic criticism. Ariana Cubillos AP

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