How Venezuela got here: a timeline of the political crisis
Venezuela plunged deeper into political turmoil this week when Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition-run cmore
MARCH 2013: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who won over the country's poor with so-called "21st century socmore
APRIL 2013: In presidential elections for a six-year term, Maduro narrowly defeats opposition candidate Henriqmore
FEBRUARY 2014: Venezuelan security forces arrest well-known opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on charges of fommore
DECEMBER 2015: The opposition Democratic Unity coalition wins control of Venezuela's legislative body, the Natmore
MARCH 2016: Venezuela's Supreme Court, which has consistently sided with the ruling Socialist Party, announcesmore
JULY 2017: Venezuela calls a referendum, boycotted by the opposition, to approve the creation of an all-powerfmore
FEBRUARY 2018: Mediation talks between the government and the opposition collapse amid disagreement over the tmore
MAY 2018: Maduro cruises to re-election over a lesser-known opposition candidate amid low turnout and allegatimore
JANUARY 2019: Maduro goes ahead with his inauguration for a second six-year term, ignoring the advice of severmore
JANUARY 2019: Juan Guaido swears himself in as interim president at the opposition's largest rally since 2017.more
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