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EU nations endorse Venezuela
opposition leader over Maduro

Associated Press, by Joshua Goodman and Barry Hatton

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Posted By:Moritz55, 2/4/2019 6:25:24 PM

More than a dozen European Union countries endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president on Monday, piling the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to resign and clear the way for a new presidential election. Maduro, for his part, stood defiant, rejecting a U.S offer of humanitarian aid that has shifted attention to Venezuela’s western border with Colombia, where opponents were gearing up to try to bring emergency food and medicine into the country.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 2/4/2019 6:42:02 PM     (No. 11891386)

This is going to put Pope Francis´s cassock in a twist.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kono, 2/4/2019 6:53:06 PM     (No. 11891396)

If recent rumors that Guaido´s a Chavista have any truth to them, then his taking Maduro´s place wouldn´t represent an escape from the oppression of Socialism. Pray for the people of Venezuela.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ribald1, 2/4/2019 7:17:57 PM     (No. 11891425)

#2 Those are far from rumors. Read some of his speeches when he was campaigning. He was, and is openly Chavismo.
Initially he claimed he lost the election because his supporters didn´t vote for him as a way to protest against Maduro (try not to laugh as you wrap your head around that one).
Juan´s ´plan´ to fix Venezuela is to rob Russia and China just like Chaves did to the US and other western countries. That is why Russia and China are scrambling to cut their losses.
I don´t have much sympathy for the people there, they chose to be disarmed, then chose Socialism, and have responded to the steady decline by demanding even more Socialism.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/4/2019 7:24:12 PM     (No. 11891435)

Euroweenies are just a little late, aren´t they? Where were they in Chavez´s time?

Yes, how do we know that Guiado would be any better than the bus driver?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 2/4/2019 7:37:26 PM     (No. 11891446)

Even if Maduro and Guaido are both Commie thugs, Maduro is an ENTRENCHED Commie thug and Guaido is an ASPIRING Commie thug.

It´ll probably take him a couple of years to get as competent at it as Maduro is right now.

Either way, poor O-crazy-o Cortez will be heartbroken...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Condor44, 2/4/2019 7:39:59 PM     (No. 11891449)

Not rumors about Guaido being a Chavista, but disinformation to sow discord. I can´t believe you are all falling for this. It´s the same as the dems saying Trump is working for Russia. Nothing but disinformation!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Moritz55, 2/4/2019 9:16:01 PM     (No. 11891536)

Guaidó is not a Chavista

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Moritz55, 2/4/2019 9:19:08 PM     (No. 11891540)

Does anyone here seriously believe that President Trump doesn’t know Guaidó’s politics, orbthat the President would ever support a Chavista the way he has supported Guaidó?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ribald1, 2/4/2019 9:32:37 PM     (No. 11891556)

The people spreading disinformation always toss in code words so they can track the disinformation.
The code word in this case is the improper ´Chavista´ rather than the proper word ´Chavismo´.
Those who have been following the situation down there know to spot the tells in propaganda pieces.
Merely bothering to read a few news articles about Juan (from his supporters) before the election will tell you exactly who and what he is.
Your choice, a little research, or just believe what you are handed. If the latter, stick with CNN.

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