The U.S. denies links to a disastrous attempt to topple Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro. But Trump did call him illegitimate and put a bounty on his head.
An ex-Green Beret’s absurd attempt to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will likely only deepen the country’s political crisis.
With opposition leader Juan Guaidó in Washington, the administration promised to take even harsher measures against socialist President Nicolás Maduro.
Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called on his supporters to rise up against President Nicolás Maduro.
The Venezuelan opposition leader has declared a military coup is underway but Nicolás Maduro’s government has vowed to fight it.
In a video posted earlier on Twitter, Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his campaign to topple Maduro.
President Nicolas Maduro closed the border to stop the opposition bringing U.S. humanitarian aid into Venezuela.
“All options are on the table” for punishing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro if he refuses to leave office, an administration official said.