Venezuelan Delegate Reads Book While Trump Addresses U.N.

Venezuelan Delegate Reads Book While Trump Addresses U.N.

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At the United Nations General Assembly, a Venezuelan delegate silently protested against President Donald Trump when he derided the Venezuelan president as a “Cuban puppet” and a “dictator”—by burying her nose in a book.   Image Via Plataforma   Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolás Maduro, did not attend Tuesday’s U.N. General Assembly. Instead he traveled to Russia to meet with ally President Vladimir Putin instead, but President Trump didn’t forget about him. After the 2018 Venezuelan presidential election, Nicolás Maduro was officially elected president, but Juan Guaidó declared the election illegitimate and declared himself acting President of Venezuela on January 23rd …