Trump said the Venezuelan people have been through "unfathomable" trials under Maduro as food and medicine have become scarce, crime has soared and, more recently, blackouts have struck most of the country. An estimated 3 million people have fled, most to neighboring countries but thousands to the U.S. as well. … [Read more...] about Venezuela Opposition Leader’s Wife, Fabiana Rosales, Welcomed at White House
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CNN reported that the Trump administration has been weighing a decision to officially recognize Guaido, instead of Maduro. Republican Senator Marco Rubio, who represents Florida, urged Monday that the U.S. officially take such a step. Venezuela’s congress is also reportedly planning to ask the U.S, the European Union and fellow Latin American countries to freeze government accounts linked to Maduro’s regime, according to Reuters. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Recognizing Venezuela Opposition Leader As Official President May Backfire, Strengthen Maduro, Expert Says
The United States recognized Guaido, who heads Venezuela’s National Assembly, in late January when he declared himself the country’s legitimate leader after maintaining that a presidential election last year was rigged to keep Maduro in power. In a taped interview that aired on CBS News on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that military action in Venezuela against Maduro remains “an option.” … [Read more...] about Venezuela opposition leader nabs European support
At the concert venue, the feeling was one of collective catharsis, especially for migrants who in recent years have fled Venezuela's economic implosion by crossing into Colombia. Under a scorching sun, those in attendance waved Venezuelan flags, squirted water at each other and swayed to music by marquee artists including Colombia's Carlos Vives and Mexican rock band Mana as well as a host of Venezuelan performers. … [Read more...] about Venezuela Opposition Leader Guaido Appears at Aid Concert
Guaido was elected president of Venezeula's National Assembly on Jan. 5, and five days later, Nicolas Maduro was inaugurated to a second presidential term after a disputed election. On Jan. 23, Guaido said he was assuming the mantle of president under a clause in the constitution and was quickly recognized by the United States and the Organization of American States. … [Read more...] about Is Juan Guaido president or opposition leader?