Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said Caracas is breaking off diplomatic relations with the US, giving American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country, after Donald Trump recognized the opposition leader as interim head.

Maduro announced the move to a large crowd of cheering supporters from a balcony of the presidential Miraflores Palace in Caracas, shortly after the US, and then several Latin American countries decided to recognize the opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president.

Elsewhere in the Americas, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, and Peru all followed suit with two hours of the US move. They were joined also by the Organization of American States (OAS), as well as Canada.

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Mexico chose not to, still recognizing Maduro as the country’s president “for now,” as a government spokesperson put it.

Socialist Bolivia, on the other hand, pledged full support to Nicolas Maduro in the fight against the “claws of imperialism,” as tweeted by President Evo Morales.

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister lashed out at “subordinate clowns” who he said followed the “owner of the imperialist circus” in recognition of Guaidom, as expected.

The opposition leader meanwhile promised in a tweet that Venezuela “will continue to maintain diplomatic relations with all the countries of the world.”

Source: RT

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Please watch the documentary , well documented by John Pilger ,on the overthrow of many counties in Central and South America .Is this the second attempt to overthrow Venezuela.

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Vimeo is a spy organisation. It tries forcing to set six third party cuckoo eggs. If they are blocked – as they are – the site doesn’t work.

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Sick sick world we are surviving in! How can all those countries do such a thing when it could so easily happen to themselves?? They should all stand together as south american/latin countrys united against the u.s. and its horrible ways, makes me sick to hear this news

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Amazing how crazy countries can be to toe the US line of international meddling as if they won’t be treated the same. Well the US already set a perfect precedent for Venezuela to follow. Hint – how the US government treated a certain country’s embassies and staff. Recommend Maduro to follow that example by world’s exceptional democratic methodology.