Venezuela's self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, ordered Congress to change leadership at the state oil company PDVSA, following US sanctions on the oil sector.
From Hugo Chavez to Nicolas Maduro, the Bolivarian Revolution has influenced the political outlook of many Venezuelan politicians, inspiring them to take an anti-imperıalist stance.
The vote for a "Constituent National Assembly", that most see as an attempt to turn the country into a dictatorship, is set for later this month. But Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is losing friends, and his grip on power.
Venezuelan economic crises are not unprecedented and cannot be blamed solely on socialism, Hugo Chavez, or Nicolas Maduro. This is why history keeps repeating itself in a nation so blessed with natural resources.
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