Who was the president of Venezuela from 1999 to 2013?

Hugo Chávez

Comandante Hugo Chávez
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Preceded by Diosdado Cabello (acting)
Succeeded by Nicolás Maduro
In office 2 February 1999 – 11 April 2002

When did Maduro become president?

On 14 April 2013 Nicolás Maduro was elected President of Venezuela, narrowly defeating opposition candidate Henrique Capriles with just 1.5% of the vote separating the two candidates.

How many people protested in Venezuela?

During the 2017 Venezuelan protests, the Mother of all Protests involved from 2.5 million to 6 million protesters. The 2019 protests began in early January after the National Assembly declared the May 2018 presidential elections invalid and declared Juan Guaidó acting president, resulting in a presidential crisis.

When did communism start in Venezuela?

Communist Party of Venezuela

Communist Party of Venezuela Partido Comunista de Venezuela
General Secretary Óscar Figuera
Founded 5 March 1931
Headquarters Calle Jesús Faría, Parroquia San Juan, Caracas
Newspaper Popular Tribune

Who does the US recognize as President of Venezuela?

U.S. Recognition of Venezuela’s 2015 National Assembly and Interim President Guaidó The United States continues to recognize the authority of the democratically elected 2015 National Assembly as the last remaining democratic institution and Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president.

When did the Venezuelan protest start?

The 2019 Venezuelan protests are a collection of protests that have been organized, since 11 January, as a coordinated effort to remove Nicolás Maduro from the presidency.

Does Venezuela have hyperinflation?

Hyperinflation in Venezuela is the currency instability in Venezuela that began in 2016 during the country’s ongoing socioeconomic and political crisis. The rate reached 800% in 2016, over 4,000% in 2017, and about 1,700,000% in 2018, and reaching 2,000,000%, with Venezuela spiraling into hyperinflation.