US-VENEZUELA-EMBASSY - Pro-Maduro protestors evicted from Venezuela embassy in US
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Washington, May 16 (AFP) US police on Thursday evicted the last of a group of protestors who have been occupying the Venezuelan embassy in Washington in support of President Nicolas Maduro, ending a weeks-long standoff.
"The liberation of our embassy came about thanks to the struggle of the Venezuelan diaspora," said Carlos Vecchio, envoy for opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president earlier this year in a power play against Maduro.
"With sacrifice they held the groun ...