Maduro will be sworn in as acting president on Friday
Speaker of the National Assembly Diosdado Cabello said the swearing-in will take place Friday at 7:00 pm, to comply with the provisions of the Constitution. He added Nicolás Maduro shall call a new election to choose the next head of state
Cabello convened a special session of the National Assembly in the Hall of Honor of the Military Academy of Venezuela to hold the swearing-in ceremony.
Cabello added Maduro shall call a new election to choose the next head of state.
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Brazil on March 13 to demand the ouster of embattled President Dilma Rousseff, carrying banners expressing anger at bribery scandals and economic woes. A banner read "We don't want a new Venezuela in Brazil."