Venezuela’s president accused of coup

The speaker of Venezuela's opposition-controlled national assembly has accused President Nicolas Maduro of staging a coup. The Supreme Court has given itself legislative powers while effectively shutting down congress.

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    The speaker of Venezuela's opposition-controlled national assembly has accused President Nicolas Maduro of staging a coup.

    The Supreme Court has given itself legislative powers while effectively shutting down congress.

    Venezuela's opposition-controlled national assembly is now pushing for a public referendum on the president’s future.

    Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.


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