Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: Juan Guaido

Venezuela govt, opposition agree to pursue talks

CARACAS: Venezuela’s government and opposition have agreed to set up a platform for ongoing negotiations to resolve the country’s simmering political crisis after three days of talks in Barbados, mediator nation Norway said Thursday. Representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido met from Monday to Wednesday in ...

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Dozens hurt in deadly Venezuela clashes

CARACAS: A woman was shot dead and dozens injured in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, in clashes between opposition supporters and pro-government forces. The military fired tear gas and water cannon amid rival demonstrations. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó called for those responsible for the death of a 27-year-old woman to be ...

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Venezuela’s interior minister says detained Guaido aide part of terrorist cell

CARACAS: Earlier in the day, a source in the Venezuelan police in Caracas told Russian news agency RIA Novosti that Venezuela’s intelligence service had detained two associates of the country’s opposition leader, Juan Guaido. Venezuelan Minister of Interior Nestor Reverol, during an appearance on state television, said that Roberto Marrero, an aide to the ...

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Juan Guaido seeks to sell out Venezuela’s oil industry: report

The “interim president” has offered to give Venezuelan oil to foreign private companies, and the US has already expressed its willingness to buy. Juan Guaido , the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, proposed a draft legislation that will sell Venezuela’s oil reserves to private companies, a Reuters report says. The move would ...

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Trump urges Venezuelan military to accept Guaido’s amnesty offer

WASHINGTON: US president Donald Trump has called on Venezuelan military to accept opposition leader Guaido’s offer of amnesty. US president Donald Trump also claimed that Washington seeks a peaceful transition of power in Venezuela, noting however that all options remain open. The US president also claimed that the Venezuelan military officers who ...

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EU powers recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s leader

CARACAS: The UK, France, Germany, Spain and other European countries have officially recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela. It comes after President Nicolás Maduro defiantly rejected the EU’s Sunday deadline to call snap elections. Russia – a backer of Mr Maduro – accused EU countries of ...

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Venezuelan Supreme Court bans Guaido from leaving country

CARACAS: According to media reports, the Venezuelan Supreme Court also blocked all of the self-proclaimed interim president’s bank accounts and financial transactions within the country’s jurisdiction. Venezuelan authorities have launched a preliminary investigation into the activities of the country’s opposition leader Juan Guaido, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing a statement by the Venezuelan Supreme ...

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Venezuela opposition leader declared himself President

The report comes a few days after US President Donald Trump tweeted that he “officially recognised” Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s Interim President. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the country’s Interim President after he received a call on Tuesday from US Vice President Mike Pence, ...

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