Venezuela Congress Passes Amnesty Law to Free Jailed Politicians

  • Law aimed at freeing politicians, activists held since 2014
  • President Maduro, government backers have vowed to defeat law

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress upheld a campaign promise and approved an amnesty law late Tuesday that is likely to deepen an institutional standoff with President Nicolas Maduro.

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