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In photos: swearing in of the 'Chavista' Constituent Assembly that will govern Venezuela on an interim basis

The all-powerful Constituent Assembly imposed Nicolás Maduro was installed Friday in the ornate Legislative Palace, the same building that houses the opposition controlled National Assembly.
5 Ago 2017 – 01:59 PM EDT
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The assembly, which has absolute powers, is headed by former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez, along with Vice-Presidents Aristóbulo Istúriz and Isaías Rodríguez. In the photo, the assembly heads, accompanied by the first lady, Cilia Flores, and the leader of the United Venezuelan Socialist Party (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello. Crédito: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images
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The Constituent Assembly was elected July 30 in a vote that was boycotted by the opposiiton parties. The assembly was sworn in Friday Aug 4 in the Elliptical Hall of the Legislative Palace in Caracas. Crédito: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images
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Diosdado Cabello, a former military officer and one of the strongmen of the ruling Venezuelan socialist party (PSUV), announced the names of the assembly heads. Crédito: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images
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Pro-Chavez parties are the only ones is represented in the Constituent Assembly. Many of them drafted the original Constitution they are now tasked with reforming. One of the likely changes will be to allow the indefinite re-election of President Nicolás Maduro. Crédito: Juan Barreto / AFP / Getty Images
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Venezuela’s Constitutional Assembly member Diosdado Cabello holds an image of Venezuela’s late President Hugo Chavez as delegates including first lady Cilia Flores, left wearing pink, and Delcy Rodriguez, front left wearing red, at swearing-ceremony, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Crédito: Ariana Cubillos / Associated Press
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