Maduro News

As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated transition

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition is trying to convince ruling Socialist Party officials to join a transition government, shifting focus as it seeks to unseat President Nicolas Maduro, who has clung to power in the face of growing international pressure and U.S. sanctions.

Reuters , Africa Feb 20, 2019

Venezuela’s military on red alert for US aid invasion

But commanders doubled down on their allegiance to President Nicolas Maduro after Trump urged them to abandon him.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Venezuela 'on alert,' suspends links with Curacao to block aid

Shipments of food and medicine for Venezuelans suffering in the country's economic crisis have become a focus of the power struggle between Maduro and Guaido.

EWN , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Cuba denies military in Venezuela, charges U.S. readies intervention

The Trump administration has been trying to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step down and hand over power to Juan Guaido, the head of Venezuela’s National Assembly.

Reuters , Africa Feb 19, 2019

Venezuela opposition must pass over "our dead bodies" to oust Maduro - minister

REUTERS/Manaure Quintero CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino said on Tuesday the country’s opposition would have to pass over “our dead bodies” to oust President Nicolas Maduro and impose a new government.

Reuters , Africa Feb 19, 2019

Trump tells Venezuela military to support Guaido or 'lose everything'

Miami – US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything" as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido

By AFP US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

The East African , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

Venezuela – a Lesson on how not to manage an economy

His protégé and successor Nicolas Maduro has continued on the same revolutionary path, to the chagrin of the United States and the West.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Trump urges Venezuelan military to abandon Maduro or 'lose everything'

MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela’s military who remain loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country.

Reuters , Africa Feb 18, 2019

Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido or 'lose everything'

Bringing in humanitarian aid is crucial to the viability of Guaido, who has denounced Maduro's re-election last year as fraudulent and in January declared himself interim president, a move recognized by some 50 countries.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019