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>> While he was at a public event on thursday, Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, said agents from a feared special police unit went to his home. Guaido say police asked for his wife who was at home with their baby. At the end of the event Guaido warned police, quote, I will hold you responsible for any threat to my baby.
The political fight between Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro, sworn in for a disputed second term this month, has drawn in foreign powers on both sides. The United States, which backs Guaido, has warned of serious consequences if Maduro's government harms him. According to the White House, President Donald Trump and Guaido spoke on the phone Wednesday and agreed to maintain regular contact in the days ahead.
While Guaido's bank accounts are frozen and travel barred by Venezuela's Supreme Courts. In another major show of support, the European Parliament Thursday voted in favor of recognizing Guaido as Venezuela's de facto head of state. And urged the bloc's 28 governments to follow suit.>>
> The UN says dozens of Venezuelans have died in recent protests. And with Maduro standing firm with the military by his side, the political standoff shows no signs of ending anytime soon.