Skip to comments.Venezuela's Guaido launches national tour in 'new phase' to oust Maduro
Posted on 03/17/2019 1:00:40 PM PDT by Libloather
VALENCIA, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader and National Assembly head Juan Guaido said on Saturday he was launching a "new phase" in his push to oust President Nicolas Maduro, pledging to travel across the country before "reclaiming" the presidential palace.
Guaido, who invoked the constitution in January to assume an interim presidency, saying Maduro's re-election was illegitimate, called on thousands of supporters to stay committed to what he dubbed "Operation Freedom."
"Very soon, when we have visited and organized every inch ... we will go to Miraflores and reclaim what belongs to the Venezuelan people," Guaido said, referring to the palace, in a speech in the industrial city of Valencia 176 km (109 miles) west of Caracas, where he toured shops and walked the streets.
Most Western countries, including the United States, have recognized Guaido as the OPEC nation's legitimate head of state and called on Maduro to step aside. But Maduro, a socialist who says he is the victim of an attempted U.S.-led coup, retains the support of the armed forces and control of state functions.
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Meet glamorous brunette behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó
The guy has guts
Serious brass balls
Its only the fact that media is getting out of there that hes alive at all
They were 30 and 20 when they married. She is now a journalist. She 26 and Venezuelan. Theyre basically all stunners at that age.
Hope he doesn’t get whacked by some scumbag Russian sniper.
Of interest to you? VZ military defectors in Colombia given a blanket, $110, and told to leave. They don’t think Guiado is so great now.
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