3 weeks ago

Former Maduro intelligence chief on why Guaido's revolt failed

Venezuela is facing an economic crisis, with residents suffering shortages of electricity, food, gas and medicine. Its political fate is also unclear, as U.S.-backed Juan Guaido challenges President Nicolas Maduro. So far, Maduro has clung to power -- but some allies, including his former intelligence chief, have deserted him. Nick Schifrin talks to General Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera.

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Tags: Venezuela, Maduro, Maduro intelligence chief, Juan Guaido, Nicolas Maduro, guaido revolt, Cristopher Figuera, venezuela coup
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