Venezuelan protesters call vote 'the end of democracy'

Venezuela has voted to select a new constitutional assembly, which would give President Nicolas Maduro's government virtually unlimited powers.

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    Venezuela has voted to select a new constitutional assembly, which would give President Nicolas Maduro's government virtually unlimited powers.

    In the capital,, Caracas, violence has flared with police firing tear gas at protesters boycotting the vote.

    At least nine people have died in election-related violence in the country.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Caracas.


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