Venezuela crisis: Maduro displays military might as US warns of ‘significant response’ to threats against diplomats

Venezuela crisis: Maduro displays military might as US warns of ‘significant response’ to threats against diplomatsVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a hillside to show military force and loyalty in the face of an international ultimatum for new elections. Mr Maduro, 56, is confronting an unprecedented challenge to his authority after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president citing a fraudulent election. Guaido has won wide international support and offers amnesty to soldiers who join him.



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