Venezuela opposition calls for 24-hour national strike against President Maduro on Thursday

Venezuela opposition calls for 24-hour national strike against President Maduro on Thursday, told Reuters.

Venezuela’s opposition on Monday announced an escalation of protest tactics against President Nicolas Maduro’s leftist government, including a 24-hour national strike later this week and the naming of new Supreme Court judges.

“It is time for zero hour,” opposition leader Freddy Guevara said on behalf of the Democratic Unity coalition, announcing the strike for Thursday.