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Montevideo, November 28th 2023 - 20:38 UTC

Tag: Juan Guaido

  • Thursday, November 16th 2023 - 10:09 UTC

    Paraguay and Venezuela resume diplomatic ties

    Peña and Maduro will be appointing ambassadors in the coming days

    Paraguay and Venezuela agreed on Wednesday to resume diplomatic ties cut under former Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez in January 2019. At that time, the then-president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Juan Guaidó, proclaimed himself president of a government that ended up in exile despite the backing of the international community and eventually vanished like a soap bubble.

  • Friday, October 6th 2023 - 10:39 UTC

    Venezuela: Arrest warrant issued against opposition leader Guaidó

    Guaidó is currently residing in the United States

    Venezuela's Attorney General's Office issued an arrest warrant on Thursday against opposition leader Juan Guaidó for the crimes of treason and usurpation of functions, it was reported in Caracas. Guaidó is currently residing in the United States.

  • Monday, April 3rd 2023 - 14:14 UTC

    Juan Guaidó denounces that “Maduro is about to issue arrest warrant” against him

    It should be noted that Guaidó's interim government was dissolved in December 2022 by the majority of former deputies who had previously supported him in 2019.

    Juan Guaidó, the former interim president of Venezuela and leader of the opposition, has reported that the regime of Nicolas Maduro is planning to arrest him in the coming hours. Guaidó made the announcement in a video posted on his social media accounts on April 2, amidst a series of arrests of officials and personalities close to chavism, who have been accused of corruption in the state oil company PDVSA and other public entities.

  • Monday, February 13th 2023 - 09:52 UTC

    US Gov't seizes Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC

    Carlos Vecchio announced on Jan. 5 the closure of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC

    The Government of the United States has taken temporary control of the premises where the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC used to function following the dissolution of the so-called interim government of Juan Guaidó, it was reported during the weekend citing State Department sources admitting that the premises had been seized on Feb. 6 last.

  • Monday, January 9th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

    Caracas issues arrest warrant against 2015 Assembly Board

    The three women live abroad: Figuera and Vásquez in Spain, and Fernández in the United States.

    A Venezuelan court has ordered the arrest capture of members of the new board of the 2015 National Assembly, the body that once appointed Juan Guaidó as acting President after saying Nicolás Maduro had been re-elected in a rigged process.

  • Saturday, December 31st 2022 - 10:12 UTC

    Guaidó's role as Venezuelan acting president comes to an end

    Guaidó ceases to be Venezuela's acting president on Jan. 5 after failing to achieve most of the goals entrusted to him

    The office of “acting president” of Venezuela once entrusted to opposition leader Juan Guaidó was suppressed as of Jan. 5 by the same assembly that chose to create it in 2019.

  • Friday, December 30th 2022 - 10:05 UTC

    Venezuelan opposition leader Guaidó experiment coming to an end as US interests change

    Guaido, who rose to prominence in the aftermath of Venezuela's disputed 2018 presidential election, has faced waning support after failing to dislodge president Nicolás Maduro

    The United States-sponsored experiment with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is coming to an end. Lawmakers who supported his “interim government” are close to officially dissolve it with a vote on the move now postponed until the new year.

  • Thursday, December 22nd 2022 - 01:20 UTC

    Venezuela: opposition majority calls for the termination of Juan Guaidó's “interim government”

    The opposition pointed out that the vast international support Guaidó counted on in his proclamation in 2019 dwindled.

    An opposition majority called this Wednesday for the cessation of functions of the “interim government” of Juan Guaidó in Venezuela by considering that, after four years of his self-proclamation, the mechanism was weakened without achieving the objectives of political change set out. This represents a change for dozens of countries that formaly still recognize the parliamentary leader and host opposition ambassadors in their territory.

  • Saturday, July 30th 2022 - 08:01 UTC

    London court rules against Maduro-appointed BCV board to handle gold

    Guaidó thanked the United Kingdom for reminding “the world what is possible in a democracy that respects the Rule of Law”

    London High Court Judge Sara Cockerill Friday ruled against that President Nicolás Maduro's stance in the case involving Venezuela's gold reserves deposited in the Bank of England.

  • Tuesday, July 26th 2022 - 10:20 UTC

    New Argentine Ambassador welcomed in Caracas as full ties resumed

    The Maduro administration hailed President Fernández's decision to appoint Laborde as full ambassador to Caracas

    The Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro Monday welcomed Argentina's new ambassador Oscar Laborde, as full diplomatic ties between the two countries were resumed following a decision by the administration of former President Mauricio Macri (2015-2019) to join the so-called Lima Group which recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim head of state.