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.
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.
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