He sided with Maduro’s dictatorship

(CNN Spanish) — Colombian President Gustavo Pedro “sided with the dictatorship,” Venezuelan dissident Juan Guaido mentioned Thursday, referring to the federal government of Venezuela’s questioned President Nicolas Maduro.

After every week marked by disputes between Guaidó and the Colombian authorities within the framework of the worldwide convention on the political course of in Venezuela, the Venezuelan opposition arrived in Miami this Tuesday, and this Thursday he spoke about Petro, Russian International Minister Sergey Lavrov and others. Matters.

“(Pedro) sided with the dictatorship, not with the politically persecuted, with those that violated human rights. That’s indicated by his agenda: each time he went to Venezuela, he went to Venezuela a number of instances, not him. This system to satisfy the indigenous folks displaced by the destruction of the Amazon (…) “There was a minute on this system, he didn’t have a minute on the agenda for human rights victims,” ​​Guaidó mentioned in a program on Thursday. Press convention in Miami.

Quito arrived in america from Bogotá, Colombia, the place he was to attend a convention on the political course of in Venezuela, which came about on Tuesday, April 25, in keeping with the Venezuelan opposition, the place he was invited by foreigners. Minister of Colombia, Alvaro Leyva.

Leyva, nevertheless, denied that the decision had been made, and warranted this Tuesday of the convention that Guaidó inappropriately entered Colombian territory and that he was in peril “as a result of the regulation is adopted in Colombia.”

Venezuela’s opponent Juan Guaido holds a press convention on the La Jolla Ballroom in Coral Gables, Florida on April 27, 2023. (Picture: Joe Radle/Getty Pictures)

“I’ve by no means seen a international minister lie like International Minister Leiva,” Guaidó mentioned at a press convention this Thursday.

He added of Pedro and the Colombian authorities: “What will we count on now? As he mentioned in his marketing campaign, he’s on the aspect of human rights, he’s on the aspect of life. That’s what we count on from any democratic nation.

Concerning Russian International Minister Sergei Lavrov’s go to to Venezuela final week – the place the 2 nations plan to develop their cooperation agreements – Guaidó mentioned the Russian minister “gave directions to destabilize the continent”.

“He didn’t go to inform Maduro to respect the lives of human rights defenders, who’ve imprisoned Navalny in Russia. That’s what we’re going through in nations like Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba, and that’s why I’m right here. Weak, carrying the voice of hundreds of thousands”, he opined.

Conflicting variations of what occurred between Guaidó and the Colombian authorities

Colombia, after arriving in Bogotá throughout the framework of the Conference, acknowledged that it will not deport or expel the enemy from the nation; Pedro, in the meantime, added that his entry into the nation was unlawful and that if he had entered Colombian soil along with his passport and utilized for asylum, “he would have been granted it with nice pleasure.” Likewise, Colombia’s president has promised that Guaidó might be granted a transit allow.

Quito mentioned he was compelled to depart Colombia earlier than heading to america, “after 70 hours on the street to Bogotá to problem the Maduro regime and escape the persecution of the dictatorship”.

“Sadly, the persecution of the dictatorship has additionally unfold in Colombia at the moment,” he added.

With reporting from CNN by Osmary Hernández, Juan Carlos López, Ana María Mejía, Fernando Ramos, Florencia Trucco, Duarte Mendonca, Irene Nasser and Vasco Cotovio.