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Venezuela's Maduro sworn in to a second term in office

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro salutes while he speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was sworn into a new term in office on Thursday by the nation’s Supreme Court, shrugging off global criticism that his leadership is illegitimate due to a last year’s disputed election.

Reporting by Brian Ellsworth

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