Venezuela’s Guaidó in Davos plea for help to overturn ‘dictatorship’

Juan Guaidó says country facing refugee crisis on a par with Syria as millions flee

Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, has urged the world not to turn its back on his struggling country and the millions of people who have fled across its borders to escape poverty and political turbulence.

Addressing the World Economic Forum on Thursday, Guaidó said the international community had a duty to help those suffering in Venezuela and those trying to leave.

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Venezuela’s current plight can be traced to a revolution that went terribly wrong.

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