United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: AFP

UN human rights chief says US sanctions have worsened Venezuela crisis as Nicolas Maduro and Juna Guaido compete for control of country

  • Washington imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA last month
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet. Photo: AFP
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Colombian President Ivan Duque, US Vice-President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared acting president Juan Guaido meet in Bogota. Photo: AFP

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro will be out of power soon, says Colombia leader and US ally Ivan Duque

  • President Nicolas Maduro has said the opposition efforts against him amount to an illegal coup
  • He has accused Ivan Duque and US President Donald Trump of working out ‘war plans’ against him
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Colombian President Ivan Duque, US Vice-President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared acting president Juan Guaido meet in Bogota. Photo: AFP
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