Venezuelan women march to protest canceled referendum

Women shout slogans against President Nicolas Maduro's government, during a demonstration in Caracas on October 22, 2016Thousands of women marched in Caracas Saturday against leftist President Nicolas Maduro’s decision to block opposition-led efforts for a recall referendum. “Brave Venezuela, you will be set free!” chanted the women, most of whom dressed in white. The authorities on Thursday quashed the opposition’s plan to remove Maduro through a referendum by annulling a key stage in the process.

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