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Will Venezuela's Military Turn on the President?

Aug 7, 2017 | 23:08 GMT
Opposition activists demonstrate in Valencia on Aug. 6, a day after the newly elected, controversial constituent assembly was implemented.

Opposition activists demonstrate in Valencia on Aug. 6, a day after the newly elected, controversial National Constituent Assembly was implemented. The government of President Nicolas Maduro has been able to stay in power despite low approval ratings largely because the military has remained loyal, but there are some indications that could be changing.

(RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Military loyalty has propped up a faltering Venezuelan government, but a break-in at a military base could indicate that loyalty is waning....

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