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The story behind Venezuela’s self-declared interim president

Venezuela is in the middle of a deepening political and economic crisis since Juan Guaido’s surprise move.

In just three weeks, Venezuela’s young opposition leader Juan Guaido has risen from obscurity to become the self-declared interim president.

The country is in the middle of a deepening political and economic crisis that has created a regional divide.

The move comes as tens of thousands of Guaido supporters marched around Venezuela demanding that Nicolas Maduro’s resignation as president.

 

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports.