Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says that Norway's effort to mediate in the standoff with the government of President Maduro had stalled and no new talks were planned.
Colombian President Ivan Duque arrived in Lima during a state visit to Peru amid discussions on migration. Duque was greeted by an honour guard upon his arrival at the presidential palace.
Juan Guaido on Tuesday at 4AM, flanked by soldiers who had deserted the Venezuelan army, attempted what looked like one last roll of the dice in his bid to overthrow the Maduro government.
The prolonged political deadlock in Venezuela needs to be settled so the country can begin the road to recovery.
The 35-year-old politician has declared himself interim president but there is little sign that he is any closer to achieving his goal, even with the backing of the Trump administration.
Following are some initial reactions from world governments over the attempted coup called by self-proclaimed leader Juan Guaido against President Nicolas Maduro.
The International Federation of Red Cross confirmed that medicine and supplies to treat patients landed in Caracas after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government gave approval.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Colombian President Ivan Duque have visited a migrant shelter hosting Venezuelans in the border town of Cucuta.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro aims to raise the number of militia members to three million by year-end from what he says was more than 2 million currently.
US and dozens of other countries recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as oil-rich country's interim leader against President Nicolas Maduro, who refuses to step down and accuses Guaido of being a US puppet.
Crisis-hit Venezuela plunged further into political turmoil after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself acting president in January – a move supported by the US as well as many European and Latin American countries.
More than eight million Cubans are registered to vote in a referendum the government has turned into a plebiscite on the "irrevocable" role of socialism in the island nation.
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