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In Venezuela, we have movement for freedom, for democracy, that has taken years and sacrifice to build, and a majority through protests to win elections to align ourselves with the world that recognizes the fight for democracy in Venezuela.
We will fight back until we have democracy.
We will stay in the streets until we have freedom for Venezuela.
Maduro has placed himself above the Constitution, but only the Venezuelan people can be above it.
Venezuelans live on 3 dollars a month. That’s a tragedy. That is impossible to survive under these conditions.
I would like to be clear about the situation in Venezuela: Mr. Maduro’s re-election on May 20, 2018, was illegitimate, as has since been acknowledged by a large part of the international community.
Venezuela has immense talents and resources, and we can help rebuild our democracy.
President Trump’s leadership has been very important to this effort of restoring democracy to Venezuela.
My duty is to call for free elections because there is an abuse of power, and we live in a dictatorship.
I personally don’t believe that Russia and China are on Maduro’s side – they are simply protecting their investments here in Venezuela.
We know that Maduro’s armies are riddled with persecution, torture, threats, and wrongful arrests.
We remain cohesive and mobilized and united because this is our goal – to rebuild Venezuela.
Maduro distanced himself from democracy. He deconstructed the entire judiciary and blocked parliamentary processes.
To achieve a successful transition, we don’t just have to remove Maduro. We also have to rescue our institutions themselves. That’s why we have set out three phases: ending Maduro’s usurpation of power, implementing a transition government, and holding free elections.
I swear to formally assume the national executive powers as acting president.
Today, January 23, 2019, I swear to formally assume the powers of the national executive as president in charge of Venezuela.
The sanctions have been a key element in making sure that those who have violated human rights and are guilty of corruption have a clear consequence to their actions. They have also been key to helping protect the assets of the Venezuelan people.
The very act of protest is dangerous in Venezuela.
This is how dictatorships always behave: they deny reality; they deny crises.
The exercise of politics is criminalized in Venezuela.
My ascension as interim president is based on Article 233 of the Venezuelan Constitution, according to which, if at the outset of a new term there is no elected head of state, power is vested in the president of the National Assembly until free and transparent elections take place.
All those who talk about democracy, freedom, and the rule of law, of human rights, of the fight against corruption are, I believe, important allies.
In Venezuela, we either accept domination, total oppression and torture… from Maduro’s regime, or we choose freedom, democracy, and prosperity for our people.
The most important element for any economy is confidence.
No one is willing to sacrifice themselves for Maduro or take up arms to fight for him.