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USA: Pro-Guaido protesters gather outside Washington DC embassy occupied by Maduro supporters03:34

USA: Pro-Guaido protesters gather outside Washington DC embassy occupied by Maduro supporters

United States, Washington DC
May 1, 2019 at 02:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gathered in front of the country's embassy in Washington DC to rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose supporters have been occupying the building for more than two weeks, on Tuesday.

Police were seen separating the pro-Guaido supporters from some of the pro-Maduro activists who rallied on the steps of the embassy.

Earlier that day thousands of Venezuelans assembled outside Miraflores Palace in Caracas in a show of support for Maduro, amid Guaido's call for an uprising.

Venezuela has been in a political crisis since January 23, when Guaido declared himself president in a move now recognized by over 50 countries including the United States the European Union.

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Dozens of supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gathered in front of the country's embassy in Washington DC to rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, whose supporters have been occupying the building for more than two weeks, on Tuesday.

Police were seen separating the pro-Guaido supporters from some of the pro-Maduro activists who rallied on the steps of the embassy.

Earlier that day thousands of Venezuelans assembled outside Miraflores Palace in Caracas in a show of support for Maduro, amid Guaido's call for an uprising.

Venezuela has been in a political crisis since January 23, when Guaido declared himself president in a move now recognized by over 50 countries including the United States the European Union.