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.
– Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe
– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish
– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera
– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/