Juan Guaido, the president of Venezuela's National Assembly, greets supporters during a rally in Caracas on Wednesday where he declared himself the country’s interim president. Photo: Reuters

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido declares himself president and is recognised by Donald Trump, as pressure mounts on Nicolas Maduro

  • Juan Guaido swore himself in as interim president before a cheering crowd, as hundreds of thousands protested to end the rule of Nicolas Maduro
  • Maduro cut diplomatic ties with the US and gave its diplomats 72 hours to leave the country
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Juan Guaido, the president of Venezuela's National Assembly, greets supporters during a rally in Caracas on Wednesday where he declared himself the country’s interim president. Photo: Reuters
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