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Maduro sworn in for second term as Venezuela president

AFP  |  Caracas 

Venezuela's was sworn in Thursday for a controversial second term, posing a challenge to the and much of the international community that have branded his mandate illegitimate.

Maduro, 56, was sworn in by Maikel Moreno, amid cheers and applause by a crowd of hundreds attending the inauguration in

The ceremony was boycotted by the European Union, and Venezuela's South American neighbours.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 22:10 IST