By FABIOLA SANCHEZ, Associated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela – Opponents ofvowed Thursday to block his plans to radically overhaul the constitution, warning the changes would give him unlimited power and cripple democracy in .
Some of the more sweeping constitutional reforms proposed by Chavez Wednesday night would extend presidential terms from six to seven years and eliminate current limits on his re-election. He also wants the central government to have greater control over local government and would end the autonomy of Venezuela’s Central Bank — potentially funneling billions of dollars in foreign reserves into social programs.
Chavez called for a transition to “a new society”….