General strike will begin in Venezuela on May 2

The leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaido announced a General strike will begin in Venezuela on Thursday, May 2, which will involve all segments of the population. He made the corresponding statement on May 1, speaking at a rally in Caracas

“Tomorrow [on May 2] will begin a strike of workers and state officials. The regime will be surprised,” he said Guaido.

The oppositionist also expressed confidence in the imminent “end of the usurpation of power by President Nicolas Maduro.” “The authorities will try to strengthen the repression, to pursue us, but the regime is already dead. We’re strong and on the right track,” said Guido.

Recall that in Venezuela on April 30, the confrontation between supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido and government forces of President Nicolas Maduro escalated. In Caracas, large clashes between protesters and the military began.