Venezuela’s National Assembly rejects the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s second term, with assembly president Juan Guaido saying that if Maduro assumes his new mandate on January 10, he will be “usurping” the presidency. SOUNDBITE
In southern France, “yellow vest” protesters who have been running a “free toll” operation on a motorway for the past few weeks say measures announced by the government to calm the crisis are “small droplets”. The protesters want to see more dramatic reforms, including “referendums” and the “dissolution of the National Assembly”.
French railway workers demonstrated in central Paris on Monday, as the review of French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed labor began to be discussed in the National Assembly.
While the rally was scheduled for Les Invalides, protesters tried to enter the National Assembly but were stopped by the police.
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appears before the National Assembly for his first question and answer session since he took over as head-of-state in February. He appeals to the nation for help in “finding a solution” to the issue of land redistribution from wealthy whites to poorer blacks. SOUNDBITE