Carlos Vecchio, ambassador to the US for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, greets supporters after police removed protesters from the Venezuela embassy. Photo: EPA

US takes back Venezuelan embassy from pro-Maduro protestors, hands it over to presidential rival Guaido

  • Since mid-April, members of three pro-Maduro activist groups have been occupying the embassy where they say they are ‘invited guests’ of the Venezuelan government.
  • They oppose the US and other nations’ recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as the president of Venezuela
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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Carlos Vecchio, ambassador to the US for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, greets supporters after police removed protesters from the Venezuela embassy. Photo: EPA
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