Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP
Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP
Venezuela

In battle over US$2 billion in gold, Britain backs Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s president

  • Nicolas Maduro has demanded access to the gold, held by the Bank of England, to help the cash-starved nation fight the coronavirus pandemic
  • Guaido, who was the leader of Venezuela’s National Assembly, challenged Maduro’s claim to the presidency, arguing that his 2018 election was rigged

Topic |   Venezuela
Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP
Juan Guaido (left) and Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AP
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