Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new mass protest on May 1st

Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for a new mass protest in Venezuela on May 1st, to “demand the definitive cessation of the usurpation in Venezuela.” SOUNDBITE

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Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader who declared himself interim president in January in a bid to replace Nicolas Maduro, attends various rallies in Caracas after he called for fresh protests to keep the pressure on Maduro.

Venezuela’s Guaido addresses supporters during fresh protests

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido addresses supporters during a demonstration in Caracas, where he called for fresh protests to keep the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. IMAGES

Venezuelans divided as Guaido calls ‘everyone to the streets’

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and his supporters throng the streets of Caracas to protest against President Nicolas Maduro’s government, as massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies further exacerbated a growing political crisis. Meanwhile, thousands march toward the Miraflores presidential palace in a demonstration called by President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela’s Guaido addresses thousands in Caracas

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido addresses thousands of supporters at a rally he called in Caracas, to protest against the regime of President Nicolas Maduro, as massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies further exacerbated a growing political crisis. IMAGES

Top Venezuela court tightens noose on opposition chief Guaido

Venezuela’s Supreme Court called for Juan Guaido to be stripped of his legislative immunity, tightening the noose on the opposition chief just days after authorities announced a ban on him holding public office.

Guaido supporters gather ahead of public speech in Caracas

Hundreds of supporters of both opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro gather in Caracas, under the watchful eye of police officers, before Guaido’s expected speech. IMAGES

Venezuela’s Guaido denounces “kidnapping” of chief of staff

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido, backed by more than 50 countries worldwide, denounces the “kidnapping” of his chief of staff Roberto Marrero who was grabbed by SEBIN intelligence agency officers in his Caracas home and taken to an “unknown” location.

Images of Venezuelan intelligence service headquarters

Juan Guaidos chief of staff Roberto Marrero was grabbed by SEBIN officers when they staged a pre-dawn raid on his Caracas home, according to Guaido and a recorded voice message by Marrero published on social media. IMAGES of Venezuelan SEBIN intelligence service headquarters