Crisis24: Opposition calls for nationwide protests in Venezuela

April 30, 2019

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Venezuela: Opposition calls for nationwide protests 

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called for "the largest march" in the country's history to take place Wednesday, May 1, in an effort to maintain pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to resign. A heightened security presence and localized disruptions to traffic are to be expected over the coming week. 

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Russia: Victory Day military parades preparations in Moscow April 24 to May 9

This will be the 74th anniversary of the end of World War II and the government typically uses the parade to showcase new military technology. Individuals in Moscow are advised to anticipate transportation disruptions around all Victory Day events. Individuals should allow additional time to travel, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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Denmark/Sweden/Norway: SAS pilots continue strike April 28

Individuals traveling via SAS are advised to keep abreast of the situation and confirm flight reservations before heading to the airport.
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India/Bangladesh: Cyclone to move along Bay of Bengal coast

As of Monday, April 29, Fani is located 938 km (582 mi) southeast of Chennai and producing sustained winds of 83 kph (52 mph). It is forecast to strengthen to the equivalent of a Category 3 Atlantic hurricane by Friday, May 3, with winds of 200 kph (125 mph) and gusts up to 250 kph (155 mph).
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Argentina: Union leaders call for general strike

A transportation strike led by the Confederation of Argentine Transport Workers (CATT) is also set to take place on Wednesday, May 1. The strike is expected to affect rail, subway, and bus services.
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Italy: Flight disruptions expected May 3 and 17 due to strike

As a result, delays, modified timetables, or last-minute cancelations are to be anticipated on May 3 and 17. Increased waiting times at affected airports are also possible.
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