Viewfinder: Opposition Surrounds the Venezuelan Presidency

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President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro (center) gives a speech to his supporters from the Balcón del Pueblo of the Miraflores Government Palace on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, in Caracas, Venezuela. Earlier on Wednesday, Venezuelan opposition leader and head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido claimed that he is the rightful interim president, as was officially accepted by presidents of many countries such as the United States, Brazil, Chile, Canada, and Argentina. Protests continue in Caracas; meanwhile, Maduro and President Donald Trump no longer recognize any relations between their two countries.

President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro (center) gives a speech to his supporters from the Balcón del Pueblo of the Miraflores Government Palace on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, in Caracas, Venezuela. Earlier on Wednesday, Venezuelan opposition leader and head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido claimed that he is the rightful interim president, as was officially accepted by presidents of many countries such as the United States, Brazil, Chile, Canada, and Argentina. Protests continue in Caracas; meanwhile, Maduro and President Donald Trump no longer recognize any relations between their two countries.

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