A “friend of Venezuela”. That’s how President Maduro once introduced Jeremy Corbyn on a Venezuelan live television broadcast.
In the past the Labour leader and his key allies have openly praised Venezuela’s socialist policies and he has been a constant supporter of Maduro and his predecessor Hugo Chavez.
But with the economy collapsing and inflation having reached 1.7 million percent, civil unrest has gripped the nation. Three million people have fled the country.
Watch the above video to see the best examples of Corbyn and his allies praising the Venezuelan system.