The interim government of Juan Quito has suffered a sharp decline. Its foreign commissioner, Julio Borges, resigned from his post last Sunday, not without first pointing out that this government “should disappear”.
At a news conference by Zoom from Bogot, Borges explained the reasons for his resignation: “I’m going to relinquish the position I have held so far in providing this struggle to remove and change things to rebuild a plan, route and unit.”
But also chairman of the National Assembly of Venezuela and former representative of the Lima Group He was very critical of the Guaidó administration He also listed a series of errors and inconsistencies in his opinion that the Interim has made since 2019.
“There is no way, no unity, no strategy,” said the politician.
After receiving overwhelming support from many countries (including the United States) in 2019, Guaidó was unable to achieve the goals of the interim government.
The main objective was to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro, who, despite losing strength and political support, remains entrenched in the Miraflores Palace with no signs of an immediate exit.
“The interim government was a tool to get out of the dictatorship, but this time it is distorted to become a kind of decision. It is run by a caste that is there. It has become bureaucratic and will no longer function, “Borges said.
The main figure
Borges is one of the most well-known politicians in the Venezuelan opposition. He is the founder of the Primro Justice Party and has been a three-time deputy to the National Assembly..
He became deputy for the third time after the opposition won a majority in the 2015 parliamentary elections. He was the same leader between 2017 and 2018.
In 2018, a letter was sent to the Bank of England to prevent Venezuelan-owned gold from being returned and falling into Maduro’s hands.
He was one of the key figures in allowing the rise of Juan Quito as interim president. In 2019 he took over as Foreign Commissioner Served as President of the Guideó in the Middle Ages and before other countries and international organizations.
What are the causes?
Borges joins many politicians who have been highly critical of Quito. But his resignation could be even stronger and more controversial.
Guaidó especially question andl Any financial management The interim government will do Finance and Management
One of them is the case Monomers, A Venezuelan company based in the Colombian city of Barranquilla, which was awarded to Quito in 2019 as head of the interim government.
According to Borges, the company’s money is managed by Guaidó’s environment without much transparency.
“Property management is a scam. We need to create a foundation that is transparent. There is no liability and the assets are used for personal purposes, ”Borges said.
But in April 2019 La Carlotta airport was allegedly captured by the military and other cases such as the failed and another failed maritime intrusion Operation GeDiane, Have questioned Guaidó’s ability to lead the country as a leader of change.
“A clown,” Borges even said of Gideon’s action.
This is not the first time the 38-year-old Guaidó has received harsh criticism from known opposition members.
The former presidential candidate is arguably the most important of all Henrik Gabriels RadonskyWho said in April 2019 that the interim government was “dead”.
“Here in the Middle Ages he died on April 30, 2019. There was a Christian burial for him,” Gabrielles sentenced. That was the day Guaidó announced that the army had captured La Carlotta Airport.
President Maria Corina Machado and former Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledesma have also expressed skepticism and criticism. And other members of the caretaker government, such as Vanessa Newman, a Member of Parliament for London, have resigned.
Rethink the strategy
There is currently no response from Guaidó.
He thanked US President Joe Biden for inviting him to the Venezuelan summit on democracy, and posted on his Twitter page that it was time to unite the nations of the world with strength and determination to restore democratic values. The world was shattered by threats of dictatorship, dictatorship and populism.
Announcement of BorgaiS CallA At a time when there is a split in the opposition again.
The opposition decided to run in the last election for mayor and governor on November 21 after years of boycott. But in the absence of a common strategy, despite the loss of Venezuela’s popularity, not a single dent occurred in Savismo, which re-painted its map in red.
Borges says the lack of this electoral strategy has missed a “golden opportunity” to create a solid internal force to confront Maduro.
“We can not continue with a bureaucracy because we have lost international support There are many mistakes and scandals. They put our box in the fridge. We need space for struggle, parties and the mobilization of civil society, ”Borges told a news conference.
To this, he considers that the opposition must restructure itself to confront Savismo.
“On Tuesday we will present to the AN a set of reforms for the opposition and the interim government. We are going to streamline our position and seek structural changes,” Borges said.
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