Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó flies back to Venezuela amid arrest risk

March 4, 2019
| Report Focus News

Breaking: Venezuela’s self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó has arrived at the main airport of the country’s capital, Caracas, where he risks arrest.

“We are here in Venezuela and will continue moving forward,” he said after disembarking from the plane that flew him back from a tour of other Latin American countries.

He defied a travel ban imposed by the country’s Supreme Court when he left the country last month.

He has called on Venezuelans to join anti-government protests planned for Monday and Tuesday.

Mr Guaidó has called on President Nicolás Maduro to resign.

The two men have been at loggerheads for more than a month. While Mr Guaidó has been recognised by more than 50 countries, Mr Maduro, who is backed by China, Russia and Cuba, insists he is the only legitimate president.