In the power struggle in Venezuela, the next showdown is in the offing. In spite of his imminent arrest of the Parliament-in-chief and self-appointed transitional President Juan Guaidó of Ecuador from the return to his home, announced and called for Monday and Tuesday to new demonstrations. He wanted to lead new protests against the socialist head of state, Nicolás Maduro, announced Guaidó on Sunday on Twitter. "We'll see you tomorrow," said Guaidó in a Live Video on Social media on Sunday evening. At the same time, he warned the Venezuelan authorities: Any attempt by him at the port of entry to Venezuela to arrest "without a doubt, one of the last error", it could make the government.
Guaidó had recently advertised in Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Ecuador to support in power struggle with Maduro. He shouldn't have even to leave the country: he is subject to a determination procedure, because he at 23. January to the interim President had declared. In spite of all the checks it had been possible but, at 22. February to appear at a charity concert in the Colombian border town of Cúcuta to - a provocation for Maduro. Guaidó had travelled overland to the border and have overcome several roadblocks, the military said at the time in media reports. He said: "We are here because the soldiers have helped us."
The European Union warned the government in Caracas, the leader of the opposition to arrest. Guaidó himself stressed on Sunday night that would be him "kidnap" "without a doubt, one of the last error" that would commit the Regime.
Maduro warns Guaidó in front of a return
Maduro has sent his countrymen early in the carnival holiday: He had declared Thursday and Friday of last week, by a decree of to holidays. "The carnival should be a major national Celebration to affirm peace," he said. The 56-Year-old was on the weekend left. He tweeted pictures of vacationers on Venezuelan beaches, and visited in Guaidós region of Birth Vargas pointedly, the construction work for the new Baseball stadium of the "sharks of La Guaira" - this is the favorite team of his adversary.
Last week, had a pronounced Maduro still clear warnings. "Guaidó can't just come and go, the justice had forbidden him from Leaving the country," he said in an Interview with the U.S. broadcaster ABC. Guaidó countered at the time, his arrest would result in a "unprecedented" reaction in Venezuela and abroad. On the question of whether this would trigger a US Intervention, he replied: "This is a decision of the United States." From Washington, the leader of the opposition, and has now received further support: The United States imposed additional sanctions against members of the Venezuelan security apparatus and a consultant Maduros. Also the governments of the countries he visited during his trip to South America - Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Ecuador, strengthened Guaidó the back.
Caracas, condemned the new U.S. sanctions. The "diseased" criminal measures were to instigate a part of a failed strategy of Washington, an uprising against Maduro. This received backing from Moscow. Russia wants to firm according to their own statements, everything, to prevent Maduro's overthrow. "We have great fear that the US could provoke bloodshed, to find a reason for an invasion in Venezuela," said the Chairman of the Federation Council in Moscow, Valentina Matviyenko, on Sunday. Maduro can count on in addition to Russia, China, Cuba, Bolivia and Nicaragua. He also has the powerful military behind him, but fled, according to the Colombian migration authorities, in the meantime, more than 500 Venezuelan soldiers to the neighboring country.