China’s Deputy UN Ambassador Wu Haitao. Wu told the UN Security Council on Thursday that “Venezuelan affairs should be decided by the Venezuelan people”. Photo: Xinhua

Venezuela crisis: China and Russia team up at UN to veto US call for elections, before Moscow’s proposal is shot down too

  • The failure of the duelling proposals demonstrates a global split on how to deal with the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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China’s Deputy UN Ambassador Wu Haitao. Wu told the UN Security Council on Thursday that “Venezuelan affairs should be decided by the Venezuelan people”. Photo: Xinhua
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A group of girls that go to school in Colombia hold a sign reading “We want to study, let us pass” near the crossing point at Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge. Photo: AFP

Colombian human rights counsellor Francisco Barbosa Delgado calls on UN to take action on Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis

  • Call comes hours before Venezuelan Foreign Minister is due to speak, with many expected to boycott speech in support of Juan Guaido
Topic |   Venezuela

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A group of girls that go to school in Colombia hold a sign reading “We want to study, let us pass” near the crossing point at Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge. Photo: AFP
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