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Protesters Take Supreme Court in Venezuela, Set it on Fire

A group of anti-government protesters set the supreme court on fire in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday, after the court rejected a motion to prevent President Nicolas Maduro from possibly rewriting the constitution.

According to The Tepegraph this is the twelfth week of violence in Venezuela, leaving t 66 people dead and thousands injured. Protesters are demanding the resignation of President Maduro and are also calling for elections.

In the past two months protests have become smaller but much more violent, according to reports its due to inflation, plus shortage of food and medicine. Recently Venezuela’s chief prosecutor spoke out saying that her family had been followed by intelligence agents and threatened since the parted from the government, that’s according to the Telegraph.

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