CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela’s Maduro to celebrate 2nd term as crisis deepens

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

CARACAS, Venezuela —January 09, 2019—  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in to a second term Thursday amid international calls for him to step down and a devastating economic crisis, but with some long-time friends in attendance both from abroad and at home.

A dozen Latin American governments and Canada in a coalition have rejected the legitimacy of Maduro’s next term, and Washington has sanctioned top officials in his government, but Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Bolivian President Evo Morales were coming to Caracas to show their support.

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