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'Caracas Takeover': Venezuelans flood streets demanding president's recall
The Sept. 1st rally was meticulously planned by the opposition as a last-ditch effort to force authorities to call a referendum before the year ends – otherwise Chavismo could stay in power until 2019.  
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"There is no time to lose, Venezuela has no food to eat," the sign reads.

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These women came from Anzoategui by bus. The trip took more than 10 hours because of the military controls in the highway.

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People demanded a date is set this year for a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro.

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Grimaldo Lopez has had this flag since 2002. It has been autographed by four political prisoners who remain behind bars: Former Mayors Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma, and activists Yon Goicochea and Carlos Melo.

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Public employees participated in the protest, despite government's threats they would be fired.

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More than a thousand people concentrated in one of the starting points of the opposition rally before 9:00 am.

(Franz von Bergen / FOX NEWS LATINO)

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'Caracas Takeover': Venezuelans flood streets demanding president's recall

The Sept. 1st rally was meticulously planned by the opposition as a last-ditch effort to force authorities to call a referendum before the year ends – otherwise Chavismo could stay in power until 2019.  

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