Venezuela: Weapons seized ahead of vote
Nov 21,2007 00:00 by UPI
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan police said Wednesday they seized weapons and other items in the capital that were to be used to disrupt an upcoming vote.

The weapons, seized in a Caracas home during the weekend, allegedly were going to be used during the Dec. 2 referendum vote on the overhaul of the Venezuelan constitution, El Universal reported.

Opponents of the proposed changes to Venezuelan law say President Hugo Chavez is trying to create a Cuba-style communist state in the South American country, the report said.

Among the 69 "reforms" proposed is an end to presidential term limits.

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