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Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

By Canadian Press
January 23, 2019 - 7:41pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his biggest trade partner.

For the past two weeks,.....

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