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Trump Stands by Guaidó as Turmoil Continues in Venezuela

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An opposition demostrator waves a Venezuelan national flag, during a protest against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, called by opposition leader and self-proclaimed 'acting president' Juan Guaido, outside 'Dr. JM de los Rios' Children's Hospital in Caracas on January 30, 2019. (Photo: Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

President Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday rejected calls for new presidential elections, as the U.S. and 20 other nations continue to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president. We’ll get the latest developments out of Caracas and hear how Venezuelans–many of whom who are facing shortages of food, fuel and medical supplies–are faring amid the crisis.

Guests:

Francisco Toro, founder, Caracas Chronicles; global opinion columnist, Washington Post

Miguel Tinker Salas, professor of history and Latin American studies, specializing in Venezuela, Pomona College; author, "Venezuela: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Mary Anastatia O'Grady, Americas columnist, Wall Street Journal

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