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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro battles for control of US-based refinery

The opposition-run National Assembly appointed the 15-member Citgo board early this year after Guaido declared presidential powers, arguing that Maduro's re-election was illegitimate. Maduro maintains power with backing from the military and allies such as Cuba, Russia and China.

Chinese foreign ministry slams US 'interference' in Venezuela, backs Maduro

China would continue to cooperate with Venezuela, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in a statement issued late on Wednesday, and urged the United States to respect international law and stop trying to stir up discord.


Norway says Venezuela opposition and government talks to continue

Representatives of the ruling Socialist Party met with adversaries of President Nicolas Maduro this week in Barbados as part of talks that began in Norway in May to resolve a stalemate resulting from Maduro's disputed 2018 re-election.

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Nicolas Maduro's envoys in Norway-mediated talks

Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has been recognized as Venezuela's rightful leader by more than 50 governments, has said any talks must lead to a sustained solution to the crisis and cannot be used by the Socialist Party to buy time.

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on

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.

Third round of Venezuela talks to start as soon as next week

The uprising has not managed to turn the military, which has continued to prop up Maduro, who is also supported by China, Russia and Cuba. But unbridled inflation, rampant shortages and crumbling infrastructure make daily life miserable for the masses.


US federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy

The activists oppose U.S. intervention in Venezuela to oust President Nicolas Maduro in favour of Guaido, self-proclaimed interim president of the OPEC-member nation.

US calls for `concrete actions' against Nicolas Maduro's repression

The United States is calling on all nations "to be prepared to take concrete actions" to respond to repression by President Nicolas Maduro's regime in Venezuela

Venezuela's Maduro tightens pressure on opposition

The United States says Russia-backed Maduro was elected illegitimately and that Guaido should lead Venezuelans to free elections after years of turmoil. Maduro describes Guaido as a collaborator in a US-engineered coup plot.

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

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.