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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks whilst holding the folder with the decree powers law, in Caracas on March 15, 2015. Venezuela's National Assembly voted Sunday to give President Nicholas Maduro decree-making powers in defense and security affairs amid an escalating confrontation with Washington. The special powers were approved by a show of hands in the assembly after two hours of debate and will be in effect for six months.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks whilst holding the folder with the decree powers law, in Caracas on March 15, 2015. Venezuela's National Assembly voted Sunday to give President Nicholas Maduro decree-making powers in defense and security affairs amid an escalating confrontation with Washington. The special powers were approved by a show of hands in the assembly after two hours of debate and will be in effect for six months.

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