Normalcy Returns to 30th and the Canal
What was a construction site between Locks 3 and 4 of the C&O Canal — also the scene of loud protests at the nearby Embassy of Venezuela, climaxing last month — has returned to the way it was.
Calm on 30th St.: Protesters Gone
The arrest of the protesters made way for the embassy to be handed over to the administration of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who is now recognized by many governments as the country’s acting president.
Venezuelan Embassy Drama Continues
At press time, nothing was yet decided — either in Caracas or at the embassy on Georgetown’s 30th Street.
Activists Stand Firm at Venezuelan Embassy
A planned press conference this morning, Thursday, April 25, brought out several Secret Service vehicles to keep an eye on the lively but peaceful event.
Venezuelan Embassy in Limbo
The seeming deserted building posted signs that read “no Consular Service until further notice” and a note to postal workers and delivery services asks them to ring the door bell and wait for a response.