How Venezuela got here: a timeline of the political crisis

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators clash with Venezuelan National Guards during a protest close to one of their outposts in Caracas, Venezuela January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo

(Reuters) – Venezuela plunged deeper into political turmoil this week when Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition-run congress, declared himself interim president, the boldest challenge to socialist leader Nicolas Maduro’s rule in years. Below is a timeline on how Venezuela’s political crisis has evolved since the death of socialist leader Hugo Chavez, against a […]

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