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Venezuela Assembly gives president emergency powers

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CARACAS, Venezuela — Throngs of red-clad supporters marched to Venezuela’s presidential palace Tuesday night to deliver a coveted gift to its occupant, Nicolas Maduro: the power to rule by decree.

After a three-month battle, the National Assembly narrowly approved a measure that will allow Maduro to issue laws governing corruption and the economy for 12 months without going through congress.

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