US, Canada, OAS Head Recognize Guaidó As The New President Of Venezuela
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president on Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans joined to protest across the country and demand an end to the government of President Nicolas Maduro, according to BBC News. Several countries released statements of support for Guaidó after his announcement, including United States President Donald Trump who said he recognized Guaidó as Venezuela's legitimate interim president. "The people of Venezuela have courageously spoken out against Maduro and his regime and demanded freedom and the rule of law," Trump said, calling on others to follow his lead and vowing to "use the full weight of United States economic and...
The United States, Brazil, Canada and other nations have recognized Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela following a motion by the National Assembly deeming Nicolás Maduro an illegitimate leader.
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