President Nicholas Maduro has sealed borders as Western-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido attempts to bring aid into the country. Maduro says the "relief" effort led by Guaido is a US-orchestrated plot to oust him from power.
The US government has long supported the Venezuelan opposition over the ruling government, but its aggressive posture towards the Maduro presidency is taking tension to new heights.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido says his team had delivered a first cargo of the humanitarian aid that has become a flashpoint in his tussle with President Nicolas Maduro.
President Nicolas Maduro slams Colombia's "oligarchy" for working with deserters to drive a wedge between himself and his loyal military. Meanwhile, self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido appears briefly in anti-Maduro protest.
Venezuela's self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido, ordered Congress to change leadership at the state oil company PDVSA, following US sanctions on the oil sector.
Opposition leader Juan Guaido asks people to hit streets with pamphlets calling on military to defect even as troops march against "American imperialism" in capital Caracas.
Every option is on the table as two presidents fight for legitimacy in Venezuela.
Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaido has asked British authorities to stop President Nicolas Maduro gaining access to gold reserves held in the Bank of England, according to letters released by his party on Sunday.
Venezuela's political showdown moved to the UN where a Security Council meeting called by the US pitted backers of President Nicolas Maduro against the Trump administration and supporters of the country's self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido.
If the UN council backed the statement pushed by the US, it would effectively recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's head of state. But Moscow says it would oppose the move.
Venezuela's military affirmed it's stand with President Nicolas Maduro, dashing the oppositions hope's that they would oppose him.
The Venezuelan opposition, having boycotted presidential elections in 2018, is now seeking to garner support to overthrow President Maduro’s government.
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