Opposition leader Juan Guaido returns to Venezuela

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Venezuelan Congress President Juan Guaido, an opposition leader who declared himself interim president, waves to supporters from the stage’s scaffolding after speaking to supporters during a rally demanding the resignation of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 4, 2019. The United States and about 50 other countries recognize Guaido as the rightful president of Venezuela, while Maduro says he is the target of a U.S.-backed coup plot. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Crowds of chanting supporters welcomed opposition leader Juan Guaido back to Venezuela.

Guaido called for the demonstrations as he renews efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

CGTN’s Stephen Gibbs reports from Caracas.