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Venezuela Opposition to Take Over Congress, Showdown Looms

Venezuela's opposition will take control of Congress for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday, setting up a power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro amid a worsening economic crisis. The Democratic Unity coalition won a two-thirds majority in December's legislative election by capitalizing on anger over a shrinking economy, soaring prices and chronic product shortages reminiscent of Soviet-bloc economies. The coalition plans to swear in all of its 112 elected deputies but...

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