GM Says Its Plant In Venezuela Was Illegally Seized By The Government

General Motors says it has halted operations in Venezuela after authorities seized a factory. The plant was confiscated Wednesday in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.

The automaker says it has ceased operations in Venezuela after its only plant there was confiscated by authorities. The seizure happened Wednesday, during mass protests against the president.

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