Critics say Maduro is playing with fire in the oil-rich nation, where millions are unable to eat three square meals a day and malnutrition is on the rise.
Twelve people have been killed in a renewed wave of demonstrations this month in incidents primarily involving security forces or armed civilians.
Opponents of the unpopular Socialist leader say his administration should be focused on stocking empty supermarkets and pharmacies amid brutal shortages.
The National Assembly declared Rafael Ramirez “politically responsible” for the state oil company corruption during his decade-long tenure.
Around the crisis-hit nation of 30 million, people are consuming more starch and less protein. Many say they cannot afford three meals a day. So mango season is being feted as never before.