Venezuela Opposition Cancels Protest, Delays Political Trial

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  • Announcement comes as Vatican-mediated talks continue
  • Government released five jailed oppostion figures on Monday

The president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Henry Ramos Allup, speaks during a session in Caracas on Nov. 1, 2016.

Photographer: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images

Venezuela’s opposition canceled a national protest and agreed to delay a hearing against the country’s embattled president as international mediators attempt to diffuse an ongoing political crisis.

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