Guaido Names Shadow Cabinet To Oust Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he’s naming a shadow cabinet in a new phase of his campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro from power.

Guaido on Wednesday said the five newly picked aides are preparing for a transition of government and new elections. Guaido claimed presidential powers in January as head of the National

Assembly, saying Maduro’s election last year was a fraud.

Guaido is calling on popular opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez to serve as the general co-ordinator, though he lives in the Spanish ambassador’s home in Caracas for protection.

Opposition lawmaker Julio Borges will oversee Guaido’s foreign relations. Borges lives in is exile in Colombia.

Other members of Guaido’s team deal with economic development, asset recovery and human rights.

Maduro rejects Guaido as a puppet of U.S. government.

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