Venezuela must defy state of emergency: opposition

Venezuelan opposition deputy Julio Borges (R) delivers a speech during a special session at the congress in CaracasVenezuela’s opposition urged the public to defy a state of emergency President Nicolas Maduro has decreed over a nation sapped by food shortages and a collapsing economy. Measures include broadening the powers of soldiers and police to keep public order, with the backing of local civilian groups.

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