An attempted coup rises up in Caracas, Venezuela on Tuesday, April 30
When Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for the people to take to the streets against President Maduro socialist government.
Juan Guaido declared himself as interim president of Venezuela. He has support from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and many other nations.
The problems that lead up to this were political and humanitarian.
According to BBC News, more than three million Venezuelans have left Venezuela because of these issues, these issues are also involving food and medicine sacristy as well as skyrocketing hyperinflation, and power cuts.
The public is starting to blame the problems of the one wealthy country on Maduro.
The current elected President of Venezuela is Nicolás Maduro in his second term he gained power after Hugo Chavez died. Many people blame the decline of Venezuela on Maduro because of is human rights violation, political tactics, and economic mismanagement, according to USA Today News.
Families are struggling with shortages of food. Many are having an extraordinarily hard time accessing food for their homes
80 percent of Venezuelans household do not have sufficient access to food, according to The New York Times
Because of these issues the public is facing, Guaido encourages people to take action he is within the final stages of achieving "Operación Libertad" or operation freedom.
Over 2000 people took to the streets on Tuesday at 8 a.m. during this time in Altamira, Caracas Venezuela.
During this time protesters were waving sticks and throwing rocks at the armored vehicle. This concluded in an armored vehicle drove straight into a crowd of protestors, according to The New York Post.
There are some members of the military that are standing with Guaido.
According to CNN, this shows soldier for what are believed to be soldiers supporting Guaido wearing blue armbands standing with Guaido.
Guaido is promising freedom to the people of Venezuela.
Guaido is promising the people a new government with facilitating new elections, restore the country's ailing economy, and distributing aid, according to Fox News.
Guaido states "this is the beginning of the end of Maduro reign" according to CNN.