Venezuela Ray Collitt reports from Caracas on today's clashes between supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez. Riot police used tear gas and a water cannon to separate the rival protestors, who had converged on the congress building. On Wednesday, a pro-Chavez assembly moved to strip the Venezuelan congress of its lawmaking powers. In talks brokered by the Catholic Church, leaders of Congress and the constituent assembly have now agreed to further dialogue.
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Ray Collitt reports from Caracas on today's clashes between supporters and opponents of President Hugo Chavez. Riot police used tear gas and a water cannon to separate the rival protestors, who had converged on the congress building. On Wednesday, a pro-Chavez assembly moved to strip the Venezuelan congress of its lawmaking powers. In talks brokered by the Catholic Church, leaders of Congress and the constituent assembly have now agreed to further dialogue.