Thousands of Venezuelans facing down tanks to protest Maduro’s latest actions

Feng Xue
By Feng Xue
May 10, 2017World News

Thousands of Venezuelans are in the streets. They face down tanks and risk life. President Maduro recently initiated actions designed to create sweeping changes in the government.

He wants to dump the National Assembly and alter the constitution. Opponents believe the move is a coup meant to solidify power. According to CNN, Maduro said he will change laws via a “direct and secret vote.”

Many believe Maduro is implementing drastic measures to sidestep the political body in order to further unpopular aims.

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