Venezuela's Vying Suitors Update Their Game Plans

May 3, 2019 | 04:30 GMT
Juan Guaido, leader of the political opposition movement in Venezuela, greets supporters at a demonstration on May 1, 2019.

On April 30, opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an uprising to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power.

(Edilzon Gamez/Getty Images)

Venezuela's government deflected the attempted uprising on April 30, but run-ins with the opposition are far from over. And now, suitors backing both sides of the country's political crisis are now working to recalibrate their plans. On the pro-opposition side, the United States will find itself with little option but to tighten the economic noose around Caracas even more. Meanwhile, the main allies of President Nicolas Maduro -- Russia and Cuba -- will seize the opportunity to strengthen their stronghold in Venezuela. ...

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