Juan Guaido kicks off tour highlighting Venezuela 'terror' links

World Jan 21, 2020

Juan Guaido kicks off tour highlighting Venezuela 'terror' links

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido joined leaders from the United States and Latin America in condemning President Nicolas Maduro as a promoter of terrorism as he tried Monday to buoy international support for his flagging movement. The man recognized by the U.S. and nearly 60 ...

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Business Jan 21, 2020

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido — who declared himself acting president last year — will attend this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, lawmaker Stalin Gonzalez told AFP on Monday. Guaido is currently in Colombia, where he is due to meet with U.S. Secretary of ...

Armed Maduro backers block Venezuela opposition meeting

World / Politics Jan 16, 2020

Armed Maduro backers block Venezuela opposition meeting

Government security forces and armed motorcycle groups loyal to Venezuela's president forcefully blocked opposition lawmakers from entering the National Assembly building Wednesday, prompting them to hold their session on the outskirts of the crisis-torn nation's capital. It's the second time this month that lawmakers have ...

Guaido bursts in to reclaim Venezuela's National Assembly

World / Politics Jan 8, 2020

Guaido bursts in to reclaim Venezuela's National Assembly

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday reclaimed the National Assembly that he heads, pushing past armed guards two days after President Nicolas Maduro's loyalists blocked him from attending his own re-election. Guaido and his allies burst through the legislative palace's doors minutes after a ...

Maduro tightens noose around Venezuela's opposition

World / Politics Jan 7, 2020

Maduro tightens noose around Venezuela's opposition

Nicolas Maduro's government moved aggressively to wipe out what remains of resistance to his socialist rule, attempting to install a pliant leadership in congress in a move opponents compared to an attempted coup in Venezuela's last democratic institution. The surprise gambit took place during a ...