Venezuela Crisis: Juan Guaidó Greeted with Abuse After Return from World Tour

2/13/2020

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó was met with protests at the airport after returning to Venezuela from an international support-building tour.

Supporters of President Nicolás Maduro shouted "fascist!", grabbed Mr. Guaidó's shirt and pushed him in the airport just outside the capital Caracas.

Mr. Guaidó, 36, defied a travel ban to go to Colombia, Europe, Canada, and the US, and met US President Donald Trump.

He is considered the legitimate leader of Venezuela by more than 50 countries.

However, President Maduro, the country's left-wing leader who enjoys the support of the Venezuelan military, has remained in power.

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