Guaido

Moses: Guaido provided new information

Gov­ern­ment is main­tain­ing its po­si­tion of non-in­ter­fer­ence in Venezue­lan af­fairs af­ter For­eign Af­fairs Min­is­ter Den­nis Moses at­tend­ed a Cari­com meet­ing in Bar­ba­dos to par­tic­i­pate in a con­fer­ence call with Venezuela's self-de­clared in­ter­im pres­i­dent, Juan Guai­do.

Moses told the me­dia on Sun­day that he does not rule out talks with Venezue­lan pres­i­dent Nico­las Maduro. On Sat­ur­day, Moses at­tend­ed a pre­vi­ous­ly undis­closed meet­ing with oth­er re­gion­al For­eign Af­fairs Min­is­ters in Bar­ba­dos and par­tic­i­pat­ed in the video call.

Venezuela's Guaido turns down mediation offers by Uruguay & Mexico

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said Friday he has turned down offers from the presidents of Mexico and Uruguay to negotiate with embattled Nicolas Maduro, a day before nationwide street protests called to escalate pressure on the socialist leader to step down.

In a letter to both presidents, Guaido urged them to back Venezuela's struggle, saying to remain neutral aligns them with Maduro.

EU now recognises Guaido as Venezuelan interim president

The European Parliament recognised Venezuela’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido as de facto head of state on Thursday, heightening international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.

EU governments, divided over whether to recognise Guaido, also agreed to lead an international crisis group with South American nations to seek new elections, setting a 90-day time limit, and threatening further economic sanctions.