Venezuelan Opposition Takes Control of Diplomatic Properties in U.S.

HeadlineMar 19, 2019

Representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took control of multiple diplomatic properties in the U.S. Monday, with the support of the U.S. State Department, including the consulate in New York and two diplomatic buildings in Washington, D.C. The government of sitting President Nicolás Maduro, which cut diplomatic ties with the U.S. over its support for his ouster, called on U.S. officials to “reverse this forcible occupation.”

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