The EU on Friday imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan intelligence and security officials for alleged grave rights violations including torture and the killing of a renegade captain.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido and a rival lawmaker, Luis Parra, both claimed to be Venezuela's parliament speaker on Sunday following two separate votes.
Former Argentine footballer Diego Maradona meets Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who thanked the icon for his 'unconditional support.'
For Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the voting in November’s regional elections is a second-tier priority as the government looks to make concessions to receive international sanctions relief. Maduro’s own re-election in 2018