LIVE: Attempted Coup Underway in Venezuela

first_imgThere is chaos and tear gas in the streets of Venezuela today an attempted coup underway.Opposition leader Juan Guaido is trying to force out president Nicolas Maduro. LIVE from #Venezuela after VP said #coup attempt is underway in the country:YT: https://t.co/Mh4Y3Klw3wFB: https://t.co/XkAk6iSL93 pic.twitter.com/N0CtxAMS3w— RT (@RT_com) April 30, 2019 In a video message, Guaido said he had the support of troops to begin what he called the final phase to end Maduro’s presidency.There is sporadic fighting and tear gas being launched in the streets of Caracas between forces loyal to Guaido and Maduro.Maduro’s government calls it a small-scale uprising and accuses Guaido of launching a coup.Guaido has been in a war of words with Maduro since he declared himself the legitimate interim president in January, with the backing of the United States.last_img

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