Venezuelan president breaks diplomatic and political relations with the U.S.

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Juan Guaido, President of Venezuela's National Assembly, holds a copy of Venezuelan constitution during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government and to commemorate the 61st anniversary of the end of the dictatorship of Marcos Perez Jimenez in Caracas, Venezuela January 23, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

President Nicolás Maduro gave American diplomats 72 hours to leave the country. This comes after President Trump today announced support for opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Guaidó declared himself president this morning during massive protests against Maduro. Hundreds of thousands of people are in the streets of the capital, Caracas. Four have died.