Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged his troops to be “ready” for potential US military action, as a limited number of opposition supporters marched on military barracks in a bid to win the armed forces’ support.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged his troops Saturday to be “ready” for potential US military action, as backers of opposition leader Juan Guaido marched on barracks in a new bid to win the armed forces’ support.
Russia emerged as a crucial power broker in the crisis in far-away Venezuela this week when Washington accused Moscow of convincing President Nicolas Maduro not to flee to Cuba.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday called on the armed forces to oppose “any coup plotter” after a military uprising in support of opposition leader Juan Guaido fizzled out and subsequent street clashes left four protesters dead.
May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.