Venezuela's self-proclaimed transitional head of state, Juan Guaidó has called for Tuesday's mass demonstrations in Protest against the country wide electricity breakdown. At 15 o'clock (local time, 20h00 CET) should be Venezuela on the road, said Guaidó on the Monday before the Opposition-dominated national Assembly, whose Chairman he is. He called on the Assembly at the same time, to impose, in view of the "disaster" of the "state of alarm" about the country. The deputies agreed. The alarm condition in advance is the precursor to the state of emergency.
The situation in Venezuela was not "normal" and "normalization of the tragedy" out of the question, added the opposition politicians during the special session of the state chief, Nicolás Maduro, disempowered Parliament. Guaidó called on the appointed "ambassadors" in foreign countries, to coordinate the "international support" for Venezuela.
The exact cause for the since Thursday ongoing power outage is so far unclear. The Maduro government power of the United States for the massive breakdown responsible, which had been triggered by a cyber attack on the biggest water power plant in the country. Experts and the Opposition accuse the government of not having enough in the maintenance of the electricity network invested.
The energy crisis in Venezuela keeps in
Guaidó called the Declaration of the government before the Parliament a "Hollywood scenario". As the reason for the current mess he made of the "corruption and incompetence" of the state energy authority. In the capital, Caracas, the power supply started to normalize gradually. But the energy crisis continues. On Monday, a power device exploded in Caracas. On Sunday, there was looting of shops. Because public transport did not go, the government declared the Monday for work and school free day.daily mirror Background of energy & climate try it Now for free!
Guaidó had declared in mid-January during a rally in support of interim President and is now recognised by more than 50 States. The Opposition makes Maduro for the years of recession, the oil-rich country has become impoverished.More about
Venezuela Guaidó calls to March on Caracas
Maduro can hold on to, especially with the support of the armed forces in Power, and all Attempts Guaidós to consider the military leadership to his side, showed, so far no success. (AFP)