Military attaché at the Venezuelan Embassy in the US, Colonel Jose Luis Silva delivers a message in his office in Washington D.C., US, January 26, 2019, in this still image take from a video handout. Photo: Handout via Reuters

Venezuelan US defence attaché breaks with Maduro as diplomats leave

  • Defection triggered by US recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president
Topic |   Venezuela

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Military attaché at the Venezuelan Embassy in the US, Colonel Jose Luis Silva delivers a message in his office in Washington D.C., US, January 26, 2019, in this still image take from a video handout. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader who has declared himself interim president, at a rally in Caracas on Friday. Photo: TNS

Duelling Venezuela leaders dig in defending presidency claims

  • Opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for a mass protest next week
  • President Nicolas Maduro decries a ‘coup’ against his government
Topic |   Venezuela

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Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader who has declared himself interim president, at a rally in Caracas on Friday. Photo: TNS
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