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Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó: Venezuela in 60 Seconds

I am Juan Guaidó, interim president of Venezuela by our constitution and the mandate of our citizens. This is Venezuela in sixty seconds. Venezuela is a country with the largest oil reserves in the world that today is mired in the worst humanitarian crisis in the history of our continent.


There are 4 million Venezuelans who have been forced to migrate looking for opportunities, some even had to walk thousands of kilometers. 15% of our population. There are no medications at this time. It is above 80% shortage of basic needs plus 2,300,000% inflation. The biggest economic crisis today on the planet. But in spite of that, there is a great potential for recovery, a great energy potential, a great potential in arable land in our country, in human talent that is around the world contributing with its talent, its tools to contribute in citizenship, contribute in society. All this soon can be to the service not only of Venezuela in the return of these Venezuelans, but of the world. A country with great energy potential, with great potential in tourism, 26 ° C all year, the Caribbean Sea, among other things. All this will be very soon placed at the service of Venezuela, the region and the world. This was Venezuela in 60 seconds. I am Juan Guaidó , president in charge.

Thanks and greetings

This is Venezuela in 60 seconds.

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