The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has launched a worldwide campaign in denunciation of US economic sanctions against the Latin American country and garnered more than 13 million signatures as part of an official petition set to be delivered to the United Nations.
Members of the Venezuelan opposition have broken ranks with the Western-backed opposition figure Juan Guaido and signed an agreement with President Nicolas Maduro’s government.
The Venezuelan government says the Latin American country is “ready” to defend itself against any foreign military intervention, after the United States invoked a regional defense treaty that might justify such a move.
Venezuelan prosecutors say they would charge opposition figure Juan Guaido with “high treason” for plotting to hand over a disputed oil-rich border area to foreign companies, in exchange for political support from Britain.
Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, has put the military forces on high alert across the border with Colombia, in a move to counter a possible “threat of aggression” against his country.
The United States is not after military intervention in Venezuela amid the economic and political crisis in the South American nation, says the US envoy.
Russia has called on the United States to drop “unlawful measures” against Venezuela, warning that they are causing harm to the people of the Latin American country.
Russia has reiterated its support for Venezuela and its resistance against "illegal" pressure amid attempts by Washington to topple the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
The chief of US military’s Southern Command has unveiled that Washington’s military establishment is focusing on preparations for what he referred to as “the day after” the downfall of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro amid Trump administration’s persisting regime-change policy towards the Central American nation.
The United States Navy is “ready” to act in favor of Washington’s interests in Venezuela, says a top American commander.