MIAMI, United States. – The Cuban leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, today rejected the "coup movement that seeks to fill Venezuela with violence, after the announcement of President Juan Guaidó, of the beginning of the" end of usurpation of power.
"We reject this coup movement that aims to fill the country with violence. Traitors who have been at the forefront of this subversive movement have used troops and police with weapons of war on a public road in the city to create anxiety and terror. #SomosCuba ", the Cuban president wrote on Twitter.
In his tweet, Díaz-Canel collects another from the Venezuelan minister of communication and information, Jorge Rodríguez, in which he informs the Venezuelans of the situation.
"We inform the people of Venezuela that we are currently facing and disabling a small group of traitorous soldiers who have positioned themselves in the Altamira distributor to promote a coup against the Constitution and the peace of the Republic," wrote Rodríguez.
The minister called on the Venezuelan people to "stay alert" to "defeat the coup attempt and preserve peace".
Guaidó announced Tuesday that "the military family has taken the step" to join him and get "the final cessation of the usurpation" that considers the government the dictator of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro.
In a video posted on his Twitter account and where he can be seen with a group of soldiers in the La Carlota base in eastern Caracas, Guaidó said: "We are going to recover democracy and freedom in Venezuela."