Democratic Unity alliance returns to talks even as it criticises the government for unilaterally setting a deadline for elections and banning it from the ballot. Venezuelans blame Maduro for food shortages and inflation but he remains ahead in polls.
Election firm says Venezuela inflated the turnout figures for its constituent assembly election by at least 1 million votes. The country's electoral authority denied the assertion as "irresponsible."
Pro-government groups storm the opposition-controlled National Assembly in Caracas. Several people, including lawmakers, injured in clashes during which small explosions took place.
President Nicolas Maduro has accused foreign countries of trying to mount a coup and is calling for rival demonstrations. There are fears of clashes.
Venezuela's opposition begins collecting signatures to initiate a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro amid economic crisis and energy shortages.
Venezuela's National Electoral Board gives opposition the paperwork needed to start the process of a recall referendum to depose President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelan opposition legislators chain themselves to stairway at election board office to demand referendum against President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuela's opposition-backed congress approves new law to speed up process of recall referendums to overthrow President Maduro
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