In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz speaks to the press at her office in Caracas, Venezuela. Ortega Diaz said Thursday, June 8, that she has asked the country's supreme court to annul the government's effort to rewrite the constitution.
In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz speaks to the press at her office in Caracas, Venezuela. Ortega Diaz said Thursday, June 8, that she has asked the country's supreme court to annul the government's effort to rewrite the constitution. Fernando Llano AP
In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz speaks to the press at her office in Caracas, Venezuela. Ortega Diaz said Thursday, June 8, that she has asked the country's supreme court to annul the government's effort to rewrite the constitution. Fernando Llano AP

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