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Venezuela prez under fire

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Venezuela’s opposition vowed to speed up efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro after he defied lawmakers by securing emergency powers to intervene in the crisis-hit oil state’s economy.
The maneuvers intensified a political standoff that has raised fears of unrest and deepening economic suffering in the oil-rich, violence-plagued South American state. The Supreme Court overruled opposition from lawmakers by approving Maduro’s decree.

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