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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.