By Sazzad Haider.
The animosity between Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó has been gradually increased and opening a new chapter for Venezuelan crisis following the dramatic come-back of Juan Guido from his overseas trip. Thousands of supporters welcomed Juan
Juan Guaidó left the country to attend a fund-raising concert on 22 February in Colombia organized by billionaire Richard Branson despite a ban on his overseas trip by Venezuelan Supreme Court.
Prior his return back, US Vice President Mike Pence warned Venezuelan authority as saying,`the world is watching – Interim President Guaidó must be allowed to re-enter Venezuela safely.’
Following an opposition boycotted election last year Nicolas Maduro re-elected as President and took oath on January 10, the US and some other countries refused to recognize his government. The leader of opposition dominated National Assembly Juan Guido declared himself interim president and US led countries recognized him.
In the meantime, the first phase of the US President Donald Trump’s `Venezuelan adventure’ has failed as Venezuelan armed forces blocked the US aid convoy and turned them back.
Since the crisis, the situation in Venezuela has been changed dramatically, Nicolas Madur opposing US aid but welcoming huge Russian humanitarian aid, aiming to mitigate the suffering of the Venezuelan people.
Nobody believes that President Donald Trump will give his Venezuelan adventure up. Trump will participate in the next US- presidential election for his second term. If he is able to uproot Nicolas Maduro regime and liberate Venezuelan people, then a feather of success will be added his cap and very logically he can demand the votes from US citizens to re-elect him as president.
So we have to wait for the second
On the otherhand, Russian interference puts the Venezuelan crisis in a new light. Russian `food aid’ has proved that Putin’s blessing of President Nicolas Maduro is higher than before.
`US aid’ or `Russian aid’ to Venezuela becomes totally highly politicized.
That initiative will promote Russian aid to do so. UN will also be a sponsor of
What is the definition of a failed state? Does Venezuela deserve this brand? Maybe `yes’ -in the context of good governance, lack of food, gradually deteriorating law & order and lack of democracy. Therefore Donald Trump, the US President would appear before the Venezuelan people as their `liberator’ as did his predecessors in Iraq and Libya. In the aftermath of the US led interventions in Iraq and Libya, the people of both countries realize the meanings of freedom and a failed state.
President Nicols Maduro is still an iconic leader to the majority of Venezuelans. Above all, nobody can deny the `Latin mentality’ of the Venezuelan people. So US led intervention will ignite the anti Yankee flames not only in Venezuela but across Brazil, Colombia or other Latin-countries.
But those causes are not enough to stop the USA President Trump’s Venezuelan adventure. Therefore Venezuela is on the verge of a
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