On the first forestall of his excursion on Saturday, he spoke to large crowds in the northern metropolis of Valencia, announcing he could deliver a higher life for Venezuelans.

"We're stronger than ever," he said, talking from a podium draped with a Venezuelan flag. He warned that tough challenges lie in advance, however his denunciations of Maduro drew cheers from the gang.

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"Very quickly, when we've got visited and organized each inch ... We will go to Miraflores and reclaim what belongs to the Venezuelan human beings," he said, regarding the presidential palace.

Guaido tweeted a series of messages from the rally, wherein he time and again called for popular prepared road protests and for the Venezuelan army, which has to this point remained loyal to Maduro, to "guard the Venezuelan people."

Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled countrywide assembly, declared himself period in-between president in January, announcing Maduro's election in late 2018 were illegitimate.

pro-Maduro protest in Caracas

On Saturday, the Maduro government organized its personal rally in Caracas, following an ongoing returned-and-forth sample. Many humans took to the streets wearing purple, the shade associated with the socialist motion of Maduro's predecessor, Hugo Chavez.

"We received't surrender," distinguished pro-government baby-kisser Diosdado Cabello told the demonstrators.

He also denounced the usa, which backs Guaido and which Maduro has accused of orchestrating a coup in opposition to his government.

in the meantime, within the US, people rallied in front of the White residence on Saturday to protest what they have known as US interference, chanting, "palms off Venezuela!" the us and different countries have pressured Maduro to call new elections, which he has so far refused to do.

cmb/cmk (EFE, Reuters, AP, AFP)