Venezuela crisis: US accused of interference

The US's recognition of an unelected opposition leader as president of Venezuela shocked even Latin American historians accustomed to Washington's long history of overthrowing governments south of the border.

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    The United States has a history of interfering in Latin American politics, giving it a reputation,

    Among some, that it has in the past sacrificed stability for its own interests.

    The Trump administration's actions against Venezuela should come as no surprise, then.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC.


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