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An anti-government demonstrator pushes a old refrigerator to make a barricade to protest against President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, July 29, 2017. Despite four months of deadly protests and the threat of U.S. sanctions, Venezuela on Saturday found itself 24 hours away from a consolidation of government power that appeared certain to drag the OPEC nation deeper into a crisis that has entire neighborhoods battling police and paramilitaries while the poor root for scraps in piles of trash.(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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A banner that reads in Spanish "No to the Constituent Assembly" seen at Petare neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, July 29, 2017. Despite four months of deadly protests and the threat of U.S. sanctions, Venezuela on Saturday found itself 24 hours away from a consolidation of government power that appeared certain to drag the OPEC nation deeper into a crisis that has entire neighborhoods battling police and paramilitaries while the poor root for scraps in piles of trash. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro cheer during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international outcry and enraged an opposition demanding his resignation with his push to elect an assembly that will rewrite the troubled South American nation's constitution. Sunday's election will cap nearly four months of political upheaval that has left thousands detained and injured and at least 100 dead. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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A woman is launched into the air during a pro-government candidates' rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Across Venezuela, pro-government candidates to the Constitutional Assembly held their last campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's historical vote. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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People participate in a pro-government candidates' rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Across Venezuela, pro-government candidates to the Constitutional Assembly held their last campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's historical vote. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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People cheer during a pro-government candidates' rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Across Venezuela, pro-government candidates to the Constitutional Assembly held their last campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's historical vote. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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FILE - In this July 13, 2016 file photo, Laurie Holt holds a photograph of her son Joshua Holt, who has been jailed in Venezuela, at her home in Riverton, Utah. Venezuela’s chief prosecutor has requested the conditional release of the Utah man and his wife detained for over a year on weapons charges. announced on Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds out his arms as arrives to attend a military parade commemorating the country's Independence Day in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Venezuela is marking 206 years of their declaration of independence from Spain. (AP Photos/Ariana Cubillos)

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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said a helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he claimed was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)

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FILE - In this June 22, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gives a news conference in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said a helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he claimed was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)

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Police hit by a fire bomb thrown by anti-government protesters get off their bike to put out the flames, during a 12-hour national sit-in, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, June 5, 2017. Anti-government protesters shut down main roads to demand new presidential elections after the release of a video in which jailed Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez expressed support for the movement. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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People breath in tear gas during clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, at a 12-hour national sit-in, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, June 5, 2017. Anti-government protesters shut down main roads to demand new presidential elections after the release of a video in which jailed Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez expressed support for the movement. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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Anti-government protesters hold their hands up as a signal to police not to shoot during a 12-hour national sit-in, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, June 5, 2017. Anti-government protesters shut down main roads to demand new presidential elections after the release of a video in which jailed Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez expressed support for the movement. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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In this May 27, 2017 photo, Wuilly Arteaga plays his violin during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela. “I know my music creates a climate of peace, which is why I’ll continue playing on the streets of Venezuela," said Arteaga. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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In this May 24, 2017 photo, Jenny Avila yells to passing drivers as she holds names of people who have died amid protests in Venezuela, outside a gated community where an alleged front man of prominent Chavista Gov. Gregorio Vielma Mora is believed to live with his beauty queen wife, in a Miami suburb known as Little Venezuela, in Doral, Florida. The in-your-face heckling of top officials from Venezuela’s administration is similar to how in the 1990s victims of Argentina’s military dictatorship staked out their former torturers in confrontations called “escraches.” (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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A protester retrieves a tear gas canister from security forces blocking an opposition march from reaching the National Electoral Council headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Demonstrators contend Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly becoming a full-fledged authoritarian regime, and that his call to rewrite the constitution is one more attempt to consolidate his power. They are also decrying Venezuela's triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and vast food shortages. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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A protester leads others with a shield decorated like Venezuela's constitution as they confront security forces blocking them from reaching the National Electoral Council headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Demonstrators contend Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly becoming a full-fledged authoritarian regime, and that his call to rewrite the constitution is one more attempt to consolidate his power. They are also decrying Venezuela's triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and vast food shortages. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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An elderly woman with a shield covers her mouth amid tear gas as security forces block an opposition march from reaching the National Electoral Council headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Demonstrators contend Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly becoming a full-fledged authoritarian regime, and that his call to rewrite the constitution is one more attempt to consolidate his power. They are also decrying Venezuela's triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and vast food shortages. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

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A protester plays a violin during clashes with security forces blocking an opposition march from reaching the National Electoral Council headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Demonstrators contend Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly becoming a full-fledged authoritarian regime, and that his call to rewrite the constitution is one more attempt to consolidate his power. They are also decrying Venezuela's triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and vast food shortages. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

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An anti-government protester dumps soap, stolen from a cargo truck taken over by protesters, during clashes with security forces blocking an opposition march from reaching the National Electoral Council headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Demonstrators contend Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is quickly becoming a full-fledged authoritarian regime, and that his call to rewrite the constitution is one more attempt to consolidate his power. They are also decrying Venezuela's triple-digit inflation, soaring crime and vast food shortages. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)