Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Unrest In Caracus -- Photo Gallery

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez raises his fist to the crowd of supporters in Caracas, Venezuela April 30, 2019. (Photo: Manaure Quintero/Reuters)

The Guardian: Unrest in Caracas - in pictures

The Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with activist Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early on Tuesday in a call for the military to rise up and oust the socialist leader, Nicolás Maduro. Events started when Guaidó appeared in an early morning video surrounded by heavily armed soldiers backed by armoured vehicles. Guaidó said soldiers who had taken to the streets were protecting Venezuela’s constitution. Information minister Jorge Rodríguez said on Twitter that Maduro’s government was confronting a small ‘coup attempt’ led by military ‘traitors’ backed by rightwing opponents.

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Update #1: PHOTOS: Attempted coup in Venezuela as troops join opposition leaders on the streets (Yahoo News)
Update #2: Venezuela Uprising 2019: Photos of Soldiers, Protesters in Caraca (Bloomberg)

WNU Editor: There are going to be more pictures later on.

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