Venezuela's Maduro seeks to block recall vote

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during a rally in Caracas on June 11, 2016The move casts doubt on the recall vote sought by the opposition, which accuses the high court of pro-Maduro bias and has clashed with it repeatedly since winning control of congress in December. Maduro’s opponents warn Venezuela risks exploding into unrest without a vote on sacking the leftist leader, whom they blame for an economic crisis marked by severe shortages of food, medicine and electricity.

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