Since the beginning of the crisis in Venezuela, the number of citizens leaving the country has increased dramatically and will continue to rise, according to projections by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
In Venezuela, "a game of chess underway to force a transition," according to Rafael Grasa, an expert in international relations. But what are the practical implications of European countries recognising Guaido as president in the Latin American country?
In the midst of a power struggle between two Presidents, Venezuelan citizens are suffering in a country struggling to function normally. Hyperinflation, food shortages and medication shortages are just some of the problems people face.