Venezuela: opposition leader promises final push against Maduro amid new blackout

Announcement comes as Juan Guaidó’s wife met with Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence in Washington

The opposition figurehead battling to topple Nicolás Maduro has told supporters to prepare for a final nationwide push against Venezuela’s authoritarian leader after the country suffered its fourth massive blackout in less than three weeks.

Addressing a rally in Caracas, Juan Guaidó said it was time for Venezuelans of all social classes to increase pressure through what he called Operación Libertad (Operation Freedom) – a mobilization across the country that would culminate in a massive march through the capital.

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Source: theguardian