Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro prepared to march Friday to the legislative palace in Caracas ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of the new constituent assembly.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro prepared to march Friday to the legislative palace in Caracas ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of the new constituent assembly. Wil Riera AP
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro prepared to march Friday to the legislative palace in Caracas ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of the new constituent assembly. Wil Riera AP

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