OAS calls on the region to defend democracy in Venezuela

WASHINGTON, USA — The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, on Saturday called on the countries of the region to take “concrete actions to defend democracy in Venezuela” after the Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) suspended the process of the collection of signatures to convene a recall referendum, an action he regarded as an inflection point and a breakdown of the democratic system.

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