Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said on Tuesday that troops had joined his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro as the government vowed to put down what it called an attempted coup.
Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.
Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido called on Friday for the “biggest demonstration in history” to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down. The National Assembly head launched a challenge to Maduro’s authority in January, declaring himself acting president.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the armed forces to be “ready” in the event of a US military offensive against the South American country, in a speech to troops on Saturday. Maduro called on the military “to be ready to defend the homeland with weapons in your hands
Venezuela reacted with outrage on Monday after the opposition openly courted US military support, with the regime denouncing what it called a “repugnant” attempt to plot an armed intervention in the crisis-torn country. Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez lambasted the move by opposition leader Juan Guaido’s
Opposition supporters thronged the streets of Caracas and other cities on Saturday in protest against the regime of President Nicolas Maduro, as massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies further exacerbated a growing political crisis.
He paid tribute to Peru's welcome for hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan refugees and Vizcarra's fight against corruption, which has embroiled the previous four Peruvian presidents.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday ordered an expansion of civilian militia by nearly one million members as opposition leader Juan Guaido toured western Zulia state, which has been hard hit by electricity blackouts. Guaido,