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 first shipment of Venezuelan crude oil to a US refinery in quite a while is about to set sail, it was reported in Caracas. Oil producer Chevron is to send the oil to its Pascagoula, Mississippi, refinery after obtaining a US license in 2022.
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.
Brazilian authorities have lifted the restrictions banning Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and other high-ranking officials since 2019 from entering the country so that they can attend Sunday's inauguration of President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, it was published Friday in the Diário Oficial da União (Official Gazette).
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.
Venezuela's return to Mercosur, the resumption of flights between Buenos Aires and Caracas, and an invitation to President Nicolás Maduro to attend the CELAC summit in Buenos Aires next month are some of the signs showing the Argentine government's rapprochement with Chavismo. In addition to that, a rise in bilateral trade of up to 60% is expected.
A suspect arrested in Venezuela for his alleged involvement in the murder of Paraguayan anti-mafia Prosecutor Marcelo Pecci while honeymooning in Colombia will not be extradited to stand trial, it was reported in Caracas.
Venezuelan authorities captured in Caracas a sixth suspect in the murder of Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor Marcelo Pecci in May, when he was spending his honeymoon on a beach in the Colombian Caribbean, Colombian police reported on Wednesday. His crime has been linked to several judiciary processes, such as Uruguayan drug trafficker Sebastian Marset, who allegedly ordered the death of the prosecutor.
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.
The US Senate has passed the so-called Bolivar Act whereby no business may be conducted with the Venezuelan regime of President Nicolás Maduro.