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Thousands protest demanding President Maduro's resigtion

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  28 Oct 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Caracas, Oct 27: Thousands of people took to streets here demanding a referendum against President Nicolás Maduro and to show support for the opposition leaders, media reports said. Dressed in white and waving banners and signs demanding Maduro’s resigtion, they gathered at seven points across the city to march through the streets, converging in the east of the capital, the Telegraph reported. Protestors also blocked the main Francisco Fajardo highway, for the first time in many years chanting slogans against the President. “We are absolutely convinced of the need for change - peaceful, but profound change in the government,” said Jesus Torrealba, a leader of the opposition. The protests come a day after Venezuela’s tiol Assembly voted to start legal proceedings to remove Maduro from power after his government indefinitely suspended an attempt by the opposition to remove him from power in a recall referendum. (IANS)

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