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People gather in Caracas on July 16, 2017 during an opposition-organized vote to measure public support for President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
Authorities have refused to greenlight the vote that has been presented as an act of civil disobedience and supporters of Maduro are boycotting it. Protests against Maduro since April 1 have brought thousands to the streets demanding elections, but has also left 95 people dead, according to an official toll.  / AFP PHOTO / FEDERICO PARRAFEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images
People gather in Caracas on July 16, 2017 during an opposition-organized vote to measure public support for President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
Authorities have refused to greenlight the vote that has been presented as an act of civil disobedience and supporters of Maduro are boycotting it. Protests against Maduro since April 1 have brought thousands to the streets demanding elections, but has also left 95 people dead, according to an official toll.  / AFP PHOTO / FEDERICO PARRAFEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images

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