Venezuela expelled Germany’s ambassador on Wednesday, hitting out at international support for opposition leader Juan Guaido as the US stepped up sanctions in a bid to force out his rival President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido was cheered by thousands of flag-waving supporters chanting “Yes, you can!” as he returned to Caracas on Monday
A group of member states in support of the government of President Nicholas Maduro has met with the country’s Foreign Minister in what he called a meeting in defence of the principles of International Law and the UN Charter.
President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of Venezuela’s border with Brazil on Thursday in an increasingly fraught power struggle with Juan Guaido, the opposition leader spearheading efforts to bring humanitarian aid into the country despite a military blockade.
Venezuela’s government said Monday it will stage a concert on the Colombian border the same day Richard Branson has said he will hold one just over the frontier, to push for aid to be allowed in.