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inauguration.article: Decision and Days

inauguration.article: It followed Guaido's decision two days earlier to declare himself his country's interim leader, two weeks after Maduro's contested inauguration.article continues below Trending Stories Mental health rated low in B.C. despite healthy lifestyles and long life doctor Amanda Tapping on coping with miscarriage Downtown Eastside Free dental clinic offers help with a smile Popular gluten-free bakery reveals plans to expand into Vancouver But emboldening Venezuela's opposition has been a labour of months, The Canadian Press has learned, according to Vancouver Courier. Canadian diplomats in Caracas, with their Latin American counterparts, worked to get the country's opposition parties to coalesce behind the one person who emerged strong enough to stand against Maduro 35-year-old Guaido. Juan Guaido's defiant pronouncement against President Nicolas Maduro whom Canada has branded a dictator who stole an election marked the latest dramatic development in Venezuela's political crisis. The turning point came Jan. 4 when the Lima Group the bloc that includes Canada and more than a dozen Latin American countries rejected the legitimacy of Maduro's May 2018 election victory and his looming Jan. 10 inauguration, while recognizing the legitimately elected National Assembly, sources say. The Canadian Press interviewed senior Canadian government officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the crisis in Venezuela. They were really looking for international support of some kind, to be able to hold onto a reason as to why they should unite, and push out somebody like Juan Guaido, said one source. ( As reported in the news.