Tens of thousands of Venezuelans poured into the streets of the capital, Caracas, and other cities Wednesday to protest the suspension of a campaign to recall President Nicolas Maduro. Supporters of the embattled president held their own show of strength near the presidential palace.
The demonstrations are part of a long battle between Maduro and the opposition, which launched the recall effort in February after winning control of the National Assembly.
Last week, the Electoral Council, which was appointed by Maduro, suspended the collection of signatures toward a recall.
On Tuesday, the assembly voted to hold a special session to put Maduro on trial —...