The considered number two of the chavismo, God given hairassured this Monday that the former opposition deputy Juan Guaido He escaped from Venezuela “like the cowards”, after the anti-Chavista announced his arrival in Colombiaviolating the ban on leaving the country that weighs on him due to multiple legal proceedings against him.
“What happened is that his own party took away his candidacy (…) and, faced with this situation, without any kind of support, not even from his party, he had to find a way to flee this country.”, said the first vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) in a press conference, broadcast by the state channel VTV.
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According to Cabello, the organization Popular will (VP), who leads Leopoldo Lopez from Spain“He decided“that Guaidó”I was not going to continue being a candidate” to the primaries that anti-Chavismo will hold on October 22, ahead of the 2024 presidential elections.
The official added that it will correspond to VP “announce who will be their representative in what they call the primary”, although the party has not said anything about the departure of Guaidó towards Colombiawhich, according to the opponent’s statement, seeks to influence the international conference on the Venezuelan dialogue that will be held on Tuesday in Bogota.
Guaidó reported on Monday his arrival in Colombia, where he hopes to meet with the delegations that will participate in the conference called by the president. Gustavo Petro to unblock the negotiations between representatives of the Government of Nicolas Maduro and anti-Chavismo, who will not participate in these meetings.
Through a statement, the opponent reiterated that in recent days there have been “raised the threats” against him in Venezuelawhere he has denounced that the Government ordered his imprisonment.
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For her part, the Colombian Foreign Ministry He assured that the opponent has not been invited to the meeting and, therefore, will not participate.
Guaidó led, between 2019 and 2022, a call “interim government”, by not recognizing the legitimacy of Maduro, with whom he proposed to end the “usurpation” in the Venezuelan Presidency and celebrate “free elections”, promises he never kept.
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