Thursday, January 31, 2019

Venezuela's Opposition Leader Says He Has Already Held Secret Meetings With The Military

BBC: Venezuela opposition 'has met military', says Juan Guaidó

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he has held secret meetings with the military to win support for ousting President Nicolás Maduro.

Mr Guaidó declared himself interim president earlier this month and was immediately recognised by the US and several Latin American countries.

Major powers Russia and China back Mr Maduro and military support is seen as crucial to his hold on power.

The crisis comes as Mr Maduro began a second term after controversial polls.

Many opposition candidates were barred from running or jailed.

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Update: Venezuela's opposition had clandestine meetings with military: Guaido (Reuters).

WNU Editor: I am sure the lower ranks support Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó. The big question is .... where are the loyalties of the majors, colonels, and generals. So far, from what I am reading and seeing, they are still loyal to President Maduro.


Anonymous said...

Nice move. Even if he hasn’t met with them, it sows distrust and suspicion amongst the generals and with Maduro. If I was a Cuban, I’d be packing my bags. When the dam breaks, they are the natural scapegoats. Hezbollah May be shown the door too.

Bob Huntley said...

Once the top brass see how things are going, domestically and internationally [assuming of course they can view the world], they may decide they have more kinship with the rank and file, and the public than they thought. Just like in other wars of days gone by, there needs to be a plethora of news made available to the masses, even if it means dropping pamphlets.

Anonymous said...

Once the top brass ...

Sounds like spin cycle to me. You are talking about class is a nominally classless society.

Dude, we all know that you were right there with Danny GLover, Sean Penn, Olvier stone, Noam Chomsky, Michael Moore, and Jesse Jackson.

Where they are politically is, where we know we will find you. Another socialist/communist experiment is failing, so you are whipping out the lipstick and trying to draw a happy face.


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