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Venezuelans light candles to protest Maduro

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 00:59

Thousands of protesters gathered in Venezuela's capital city Caracas for a candlelight rally against President Nicolas Maduro. No reporter narration.

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(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Thousands of Venezuelans gathered in Caracas on Wednesday (May 17) night for a candlelight rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro after the death toll from unrest in the OPEC nation topped 40. Following six weeks of anti-government protests that have seen citizens face off with heavily armed police, the candlelight protest was a sombre occasion to remember those killed and to pressure the government to call elections. Opponents of Maduro blame heavy-handed tactics for the spate of killings in opposition protests throughout the country.

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Venezuelans light candles to protest Maduro

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 00:59