crowds gather across canada in support of venezuelas guaido

Crowds gather across Canada in support of Venezuela’s Guaido

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People across Canada gathered Saturday in support of Venezuela’s Juan Guaido’s fight against socialist president Nicolas Maduro, ahead of an emergency Lima Group meeting Monday in Ottawa.READ MORE: How Venezuela’s political crisis unfolded since Maduro took office in 2013: a timelineRallies gathered in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray and Vancouver, co-ordinated by the Canada Venezuela Democracy Forum, the same day that rallies were held across Venezuela supporting Guaido.Guaido had called on Venezuelans to take to the streets around the globe Saturday to “reject Nicolas Maduro’s dictatorship, to raise our voices for the urgent need for humanitarian aid,” according to the forum.WATCH: Massive demonstrations in Venezuela demand Maduro’s resignation