Who is in charge of Venezuela now?

Who controls Venezuela?

Nicolás Maduro has been the president of Venezuela since 14 April 2013, when he won the second presidential election after Chávez’s death, with 50.61% of the votes against the opposition’s candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski, who had 49.12% of the votes.

Who is in charge in Venezuela?

President of Venezuela

President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela
Presidential Standard of Venezuela
Incumbent Nicolás Maduro since 19 April 2013
Style Mr. President (Señor Presidente) or His Excellency

When did Venezuela become a dictatorship?

Venezuela saw ten years of military dictatorship from 1948 to 1958. After the 1948 Venezuelan coup d’état brought an end to the three-year experiment in democracy (“El Trienio Adeco”), a triumvirate of military personnel controlled the government until 1952, when it held presidential elections.

What government is Venezuela under?

Venezuela is a federal presidential republic. The chief executive is the President of Venezuela who is both head of state and head of government. Executive power is exercised by the President.

Who is the legitimate President of Venezuela?

The Bolsonaro administration declared on 12 January 2019 that it recognizes Juan Guaidó as the legitimate president of Venezuela.

Does the US support Venezuela?

Since FY 2017, the United States has provided more than $1.4 billion in humanitarian assistance along with $272 million in economic, development, and health assistance to support the response to the crisis inside Venezuela and throughout the region.

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What party is in power in Venezuela?

The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (Spanish: Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela, PSUV) is a socialist political party which has been the ruling party of Venezuela since 2010.

Who are the two presidents of Venezuela?

The current presidency has been disputed between Juan Guaido and Nicolás Maduro since January 10, 2019, in the ongoing Venezuelan presidential crisis.

When did Nicolas Maduro become president?

On 14 April 2013 Nicolás Maduro was elected President of Venezuela, narrowly defeating opposition candidate Henrique Capriles with just 1.5% of the vote separating the two candidates. Capriles immediately demanded a recount, refusing to recognize the outcome as valid.