U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged world leaders to stand behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido Monday despite signs momentum behind Guaido’s effort to unseat President Nicolas Maduro is fading.
VENEZUELA: A congressional showdown looms after opposition leader Juan Guaido, barred from the National Assembly on Monday, was re-elected off-site while a government ally declared himself the new assembly head. More via @business
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido held a rally in Caracas on Monday, April 2, hours after the nation's chief justice asked lawmakers to strip him of parliamentary immunity. Tear gas was fired at the rally.
Trump administration stands with the U.S.-recognized interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido "100 percent," Vice President Mike Pence said Monday as he announced new financial assistance for the Venezuelan people.
Venezuela's self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó returned to the country on Monday, risking arrest for violating a travel ban in his bid to oust the embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro