Venezuela's interim president begins with fist pump

Nicolas Maduro has raised his fist to his supporters after being controversially sworn in as Venezuela's interim president. Credit: RTV/VTV
Mr Maduro has taken the acting role despite objections from opposition leaders, who claimed the ceremony is unconstitutional. Credit: RTV/VTV
The interim leader had considerable support at the ceremony in Caracas though. Credit: RTV/VTV

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