Nicolas Maduro is a Venezuelan politician, who has been president of Venezuela since 2013. He was previously minister of foreign affairs under former president Hugo Chavez. Maduro is often accused of being a dictator.
Washington is offering $5 million for the arrest of the presiding judge of Venezuela’s Supreme Tribunal of Justice, accusing Maikel Moreno of accepting bribes in criminal cases and of being a “crony” of President Nicolas Maduro.
Caracas has lashed out at Spain after it was revealed that Juan Guaido’s mentor, Leopoldo Lopez, residing in the Spanish embassy in Venezuela was behind the botched incursion and coup attempt involving the US mercenaries.
Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei has congratulated the tanker crews that delivered fuel to sanctions-stricken Venezuela, despite US threats and pressure, on “a great job” and even compared their mission to a religious struggle.
Americans aren’t just rallying over the gruesome death of Minneapolis man George Floyd at the hands of police, they are rising up against racial injustice, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has taken refuge at the French Embassy in the country’s capital, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said. Guaido previously sought to shoot down the rumors, insisting he is “with the people.”
Opposition leader Juan Guaido continues to deny any link to a failed armed incursion into Venezuela, despite his own allies handing over a lengthy contract to American media naming him as the commander of the operation.