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Canadian news coverage on the Canadian ambassador for clarity's sake:

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February 10, 2019 11:10 am
Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro facing a ticking clock, new ambassador suggests
By Amanda Connolly   National Online Journalist  Global News   

The lack of a violent crackdown against thousands of Venezuelans protesting the country’s dictator is a “sign” the military there will soon oppose him, too.

In an interview with the West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson on what comes next for the political crisis in that country, the new ambassador to Canada named by interim Venezuelan president Juan Guaido says he believes the military’s response to the massive civilian opposition to Nicolas Maduro over the past month shows it is moving to “the right side of history.”

“On Feb. 2, about 2.5 million people protested and there was not any detention or any kind of repression of the people and that is a sign that the national forces in Venezuela is making a decision,” said Orlando Viera-Blanco, who become Venezuela’s ambassador to Canada on Jan. 31.

Read more at: https://globalnews.ca/news/4940164/venezuela-nicolas-maduro-juan-guaido-military/
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