By Emma Fiala
Leaders throughout Latin America and the world have rejected Tuesday’s coup attempt against Nicolas Maduro. A military uprising began Tuesday morning after a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. With full support of the United States and its allies, Guaido illegally proclaimed himself “interim president” in January.
In a tweet, Bolivian President Evo Morales condemned the attempted coup on Tuesday stating, “We strongly condemn the attempted coup d’état on #Venezuela the part of the right which is submissive to foreign interests. Sure that the courageous Bolivarian revolution at the head of the brother @NicolasMaduro, will be imposed on this new attack of the Empire.”
Condenamos enérgicamente el intento de golpe de Estado en #Venezuela, por parte de la derecha que es sumisa a intereses extranjeros. Seguros que la valerosa Revolución Bolivariana a la cabeza del hermano @NicolasMaduro, se impondrá a este nuevo ataque del imperio.
— Evo Morales Ayma (@evoespueblo) April 30, 2019
Morales went on to say that the United States “seeks to provoke violence and death in #Venezuela, does not care about human losses.”…