Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro.

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    An opponent to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro returns a tear gas canister in Caracas, Venezuela, April 30, 2019. 
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    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, shakes hands with a military member near the Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase, in Caracas, April 30, 2019. 
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    People react to tear gas near the Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase in Caracas, April 30, 2019. 
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    Soldiers take a position on an overpass next to La Carlota air base in Caracas, April 30, 2019. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at the air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lopez.
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    A woman suffocated by tear gas is helped by fellow opponents of President Nicolas Maduro outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, April 30, 2019. 
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    An uprising member of the Bolivarian National Guard gestures outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. 
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    Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, is greeted by a supporter outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, April 30, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
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    A military vehicle blocks an avenue next to La Carlota air base in Caracas, April 30, 2019. 
    AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
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    Military personnel loyal to Venezuela's President Nicolas Madura stand inside La Carlota air base in Caracas, April 30, 2019.
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