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    More powers approved for Venezuela leader

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Venezuelan parliament backs President Nicolas Maduro intiative to increase presidential powers in order to is a to address crippling shortages of basic goods. Final approval is expected next week, as Maduro says his government has arrested more than 100 businessmen for allegedly manipulating prices. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Caracas.