Tag: Juan Guaido
Envoy confirms discussions for Beijing and Moscow to help end political crisis crippling Latin American country.
The talks began after opposition leader Juan Guaido led a failed military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, who walked away from discussions in August.
The investigation comes after the picture was presented on state television by Venezuela's interior minister Nestor Reverol.
Diosdado Cabello, Maduro's number two man is studying the possibility of calling parliamentary elections at the start of 2020.
The Lima Group is pushing Venezuela to hold elections, something which Nicolas Maduro has refused to consider.
A United Nations report claims the Venezuelan government registers 6,856 alleged confrontational killings, warning of constituted 'executions'.
Juan Guaido has called for a 'large mobilisation' of protesters to rally against the government over shortages of gasoline and prolonged blackouts.
Juan Guaido also says China will join a diplomatic effort between European and Latin American countries, to negotiate an end to the crisis.
Edgar Zambrano, deputy speaker of the opposition-majority National Assembly, is being held in preventive detention.
Guido spoke out after opposition lawmakers Richard Blanco, Mariela Magallanes and Americo De Grazia sought refuge in the Argentine and Italian embassies in Caracas.
Richard Blanco sought sanctuary hours after Guaido's own right-hand man, Edgar Zambrano, was arrested.
Edgar Zambrano said agents had towed him and his car to prison after he refused to get out of the vehicle.
Edgar Zambrano, alleges he was kidnapped as intelligence officer dragged his car, with him in it, using a tow truck to their HQ.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido's uprising has been met with lukewarm response from the citizens of Venezuela.
Lopez took refuge at the Spanish residence with his wife and children earlier this week after an attempted military uprising against the government failed.
Juan Guaido faces his 'largest march' in Venezuela calling to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
An apparently carefully planned attempt by Guaido to demonstrate growing military support has disintegrated into rioting as palls of black smoke.
Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino maintains armed forces on Nicolas Maduro's side despite Guaido claiming otherwise.
The rally in Barquisimeto, originally scheduled to happen on Sunday, will now take place on Wednesday.
Leftist activists accuse President Donald Trump of mounting a coup against Maduro.
Juan Guaido has been recognised by the United States and most Western nations as the South American country's rightful leader.
Nicolas Maduro blames US sanctions for the country’s economic problems.
The civilian militia, created in 2008 by the late former president and Maduro mentor Hugo Chavez, reports directly to the presidency and is intended to complement the armed forces.
But those institutions must sit on the sidelines until there is clear international recognition of a government in Caracas.