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.
To suit their political aims, both President Nicholas Maduro and his Western-backed opponent, Juan Guaido, want to withdraw Venezuelan gold stashed in the Bank of England’s deposits in London.
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
Washington wants the world to look into human rights abuse in other countries but is keen to halt the progress of any investigation delving into war crimes committed by Americans.
UN refugee agency says one percent of all humanity displaced by conflict, repression and upheaval. Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan, and Venezuela hard hit.
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.
“It’s not easy to be away from your country. At times one only comes to suffer, to withstand mistreatment, hunger - and economically things aren’t good.”
The swearing-in of the National Electoral Council by the Supreme Court promises to deepen the bitter political divide in Venezuela, which is burdened with a shattered economy despite holding with the world’s largest oil reserves.
Iran's use of the George Floyd protests to hit back at American exceptionalism could reap dividends.
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff died of natural causes at his home in New York City, the statement said.
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