Organisers address the media after an unofficial plebiscite against President Nicolas Maduro's government and his plan to rewrite the constitution, in Caracas, Venezuela July 16, 2017. — Reuters picOrganisers address the media after an unofficial plebiscite against President Nicolas Maduro’s government and his plan to rewrite the constitution, in Caracas, Venezuela July 16, 2017. — Reuters picCARACAS, July 17 — Nearly 7.2 million Venezuelans participated in an informal plebiscite organised today by the opposition against leftist President Nicolas Maduro’s government, according to academics monitoring the vote.

That was not far off the total opposition vote of 7.7 million votes in Venezuela’s December 2015 parliamentary elections and was hailed by Maduro’s foes as a resounding expression of popular discontent against him. — Reuters



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