Venezuela Independence Day marked by rival rallies, UN rebuke

Venezuela Independence Day marked by rival rallies, UN rebukeVenezuela’s Independence Day was marked by rival rallies Friday, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicholas Maduro, who waged a war of words even as the UN warned of eroded rule of law in the country. The crowd that gathered to hear the center-right leader, who in January declared himself acting president in a direct challenge to Maduro’s authority, was markedly smaller than those at the beginning of the year. The country was observing the July 5 holiday celebrating its 1811 Declaration of Independence.



Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines