A high-ranking Venezuelan air force general publicly recognised Juan Guaido as interim president in a video circulating on social media on Saturday in the biggest military defection Nicolas Maduro’s government has seen so far.
Is it legal for Juan Guaidó to be proclaimed Venezuela's interim president? Legal experts say yes.
Euronews looks into the background of Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president
The Venezuelan government and the opposition are measuring their support on the streets of Venezuela this Wednesday after a few days on the edge of the abyss
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Thursday started a second term in office amid growing international isolation
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faces a worsening international backlash after
Sunday's election results.
In an election that some have called a "coronation" of a dictator, Venezuelans are seeking to end the economic crisis facing the country.
With a completely different set of opposition candidates, Euronews looks at who Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is up against in Sunday's presidential election.
This Sunday, Venezuelans will go to the polls in snap elections called by the government to elect their future president. Many believe that Nicolas Maduro will be elected for a second term but the Chavista president has lost a lot of support over the years.
Nicolas Maduro, has been unable to manage a crisis which, for ordinary citizens, has led to shortages food and medicine. But he is likely to be returned as president.
Luisa Ortega, was dismissed from office last year after she denounced constitutional reforms promoted by President Nicolas Maduro as a breach of democracy.
Venezuela's opposition coalition has refused to recognize the results of gubernatorial elections where the ruling socialists won a surprise majority.
Venezuela is going to the polls for the first time since President Maduro's consitutional reforms, a test of his hold on the country