The Year in Pictures – January: Guaido declares himself Venezuelan interim president

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Juan Guaido, President of the Venezuelan Parliament, poses with a copy of Venezuela’s constitution as he announces that he assumes executive powers, in Caracas, Venezuela, 23 January 2019.

Guaido declared himself interim president of Venezuela – a move that was quickly recognized by US President Trump – in an action against President Maduro whose presidency Guaido considers ‘illegitimate’.

 

Via EPA-EFE/Miguel Gutierrez

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