Venezuela’s National Assembly President Cilia Flores (R) takes part in a demonstration in support of a new education law in downtown Caracas August 22, 2009. Thousands of Venezuelans joined rival marches in Caracas on Saturday over a controversial education law that critics say strengthens President Hugo Chavez’s grip over schools and universities. REUTERS/Edwin Montilva (VENEZUELA POLITICS CONFLICT EDUCATION)
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