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Greece recognizes Venezuela's Juan Guaido as interim president

July 12, 2019 5:18 pm

Around 50 countries have recognized Guaido as interim president, asserting Maduro's re-election last year was illegitimate.

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on

July 02, 2019 1:44 pm

When Guaido, the speaker of the National Assembly, proclaimed a rival presidency in January in a bold challenge to Maduro, he injected new hope into Venezuela's fragmented opposition. With most Western nations saying Maduro's reelection last year was rigged, Guaido cited the constitution to announce an interim presidency until fresh elections could be held.

Venezuela's Juan Guaido grapples with case of alleged corruption

June 18, 2019 8:03 am

Venezuela's opposition comes under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted

Afraid to touch Juan Guaido, Nicolas Maduro plays waiting game in Caracas

May 02, 2019 7:08 pm

Venezuela settles back into its strange status quo, with the armed forces sticking by Maduro, who won a rigged re-election last year, and the Trump administration standing by Guaido, the lawmaker more than 50 nations recognize as Venezuela’s legitimate leader.

Military action in Venezuela 'possible', if required: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

May 01, 2019 8:09 pm

In a televised interview, White House national security adviser John Bolton said that Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov over the situation in Venezuela. 

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido claims military support to take power

April 30, 2019 7:24 pm

Juan Guaido, the head of the National Assembly, has said the constitution makes him the nation’s rightful leader because Maduro stole his election last year. The US and dozens of other nations recognise him as the president.

Venezuela crisis escalates as Guaidó’s chief of staff is arrested

March 22, 2019 11:28 am

The political crisis escalated significantly Thursday when the chief of staff, Roberto Marrero, a lawyer and confidant of Guaidó, was taken from his apartment in southern Caracas around dawn to an unknown destination by armed intelligence officers,

Venezuela's Guaido says intelligence agents detained his chief of staff

March 21, 2019 7:41 pm

Guaido invoked the constitution in January to assume the interim presidency after declaring Maduro's 2018 re-election a fraud, and has been recognized by dozens of Western nations as the country's legitimate leader.

As blackout eases, Venezuela braces for rival rallies

March 09, 2019 9:58 pm

The United States and about 50 other countries support Guaido's campaign to oust Maduro and hold elections. Juan Guaido, 35, is the leader of Venezuela's National Assembly.

Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela, facing threat of arrest

March 05, 2019 9:43 am

On Sunday, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Twitter that an arrest of Guaidó would be met with a response “from the United States and the international community.”