Venezuela's Opposition Sets General Strike

CARACAS—Venezuela’s opposition announced a general strike and plans to name new Supreme Court judges, threatening to launch a parallel state if President Nicolás Maduro doesn’t abandon his plans to rewrite the constitution.

“We’re prepared to deepen the political conflict to achieve the reestablishment of constitutional order,” the vice president of congress, Freddy Guevara, said at a news conference on Monday flanked by other foes of Mr. Maduro. Mr. Guevara called for a 24-hour strike on Thursday, and on Friday lawmakers…

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