The U.S. on Friday sanctioned a major Venezuelan bank in retaliation for the arrest of a senior aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido whom Washington recognizes as the leader of the crises-wracked country.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he plans to propose that the US consider "all options" to oust President Nicolas Maduro after a bid to bring in American "aid" was blocked by Venezuela's army.
Venezuela has denied entry to a group of European Parliament deputies, who were planning to meet with opposition chief Juan Guaido, arguing that there were “conspiratorial” motives behind such a visit, amid a political crisis gripping the Latin American state.
The U.K. will recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country’s acting president if elections are not announced within next eight days, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Saturday.
The president of Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly, Juan Guaido, has declared himself interim president of the country and was immediately recognized by the United States, which is accused by Caracas of plotting to topple President Nicolas Maduro.