Feature - Venezuela's Political Crisis
On January 23rd, Juan Guaidó, as the leader of the Venezuelan legislature, and citing articles 233 and 333 of Venezuela's constitution against President Nicolas Maduro controversial re-election, declared himself acting president of Venezuela. Guaidó called on all of those opposed to Maduro and his government to continue protesting "until Venezuela is liberated". Several pro-Guaido protests then took place in the country and President Maduro, counting on the support of Venezuelan Army, warned of civil war.
Maduro rejected the European ultimatum asking for organization of new free elections. Such...