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BEST OF THE WEB: Former Adviser to Venezuelan President Chavez: ‘There’s no way to save Maduro’

BEST OF THE WEB: Former Adviser to Venezuelan President Chavez: ‘There’s no way to save Maduro’

Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, returned to the country on Monday and successfully passed immigration control at Caracas Airport, despite fears he might be arrested after flouting a travel ban imposed by the nation’s Supreme Court. After his arrival, Guaido greeted crowds at an opposition rally and called on his supporters to take to the streets for more protests on Saturday. Sputnik has discussed the situation in Venezuela with Professor Heinz Dieterich, an adviser to the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, who now manages a research centre at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. Sputnik: The economic crisis that’s continuing in Venezuela started in the last century under the former leader Hugo Chavez. In your view has the situation spiralled now even more so under President Maduro? Heinz Dieterich: Maduro inherited an economic and political model that was already in crisis in the last years of President Chavez’s government and that…

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