Opposition leader Juan Guaido urges military leadership to join a "unity pact" of opposition forces to block the holding of December 6 legislative elections in a bid to pressurise President Nicolas Maduro.
President Nicolas Maduro also pardoned dozens of lawmakers of opposition leader Juan Guaido who have been accused of conspiring against his government, as the country heads toward parliamentary elections scheduled for December.
A judge in London has said the British government had "unequivocally recognised" opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president, in a battle over gold bullion held at the Bank of England.
Candidates will contest an expanded number of seats in the new legislature, which will increase from 167 to 277, said Indira Alfonzo, the president of the recently appointed National Electoral Council announced.
Relations have been tense since 2017 when Venezuela became the first Latin American country to receive sanctions from the EU, including an arms embargo.
US President Donald Trump on the other hand appears to have walked back on comments that he would consider meeting his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro
Former US national security adviser John Bolton in his book has accused President Trump of seeking help from China for a win in 2020 presidential elections. The White House asked a federal court for a restraining order against its release.
Iran's use of the George Floyd protests to hit back at American exceptionalism could reap dividends.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked Iran for their solidarity as the first of five tankers loaded with gasoline reached Venezuelan waters.
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country's exclusive economic zone.
Captured American Luke Denman says he was "helping Venezuelans take back control of their country" on video aired on Venezuelan TV. President Nicolas Maduro accused US President Donald Trump of being behind what he called an "invasion."
Interior Minister Nestor Reverol gave no details on the number of people detained or killed in the operation, which he said was still underway, with a massive search on air, land and sea.
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