RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro accused his Uruguayan and Paraguayan counterparts of attacking and provoking him during the 6th summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and challenged them to debate on democracy.
From the international airport in Mexico City, where the summit took place on Saturday, Maduro said he was the victim of "provocation and aggression" by Presidents Luis Lacalle Pou of Uruguay and Mario Abdo Benitez Paraguay.
Shortly before boarding a state airline Conviasa that would take him back to Venezuela, the president challenged Lacalle Pou and Abdo . . .