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The mediation bid comes after a months-long power struggle between opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro, amid sometimes deadly street clashes
It is the second time that such talks have been held in Oslo between Nicolas Maduro's regime and Juan Guaido's representatives, says Norway's NRK radio and television network
Mexico says its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition deputy Franco Manuel Casella to provide him 'protection and safety'
Amnesty International believes Nicolas Maduro's government responded with "a systematic and widespread policy of repression" in late January during anti-government protests
The activists attempt to prevent the entry of the representative of opposition leader Juan Guaido
Vice President Delcy Rodriguez lambast the move by opposition leader Juan Guaido's representative in Washington, accusing him of paving the way for a US 'military intervention'
Edgar Zambrano, Guaido's deputy as National Assembly speaker, is arrested by intelligence agents in Caracas for backing the failed April 30 uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaido
Venezuela's Supreme Court allows the stripping of parliamentary immunity of 7 members of the opposition-controlled National Assembly
Nicolas Maduro threatens to go after 'traitors' after crisis-wracked Venezuela's military leadership reaffirms its loyalty to the socialist president
Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro instructs the military 'to be ready to defend the homeland with weapons in your hands if one day the US empire dares to touch' it
A statement from the Spanish foreign ministry says: the government 'does not envisage in any circumstances handing over Leopoldo Lopez to the Venezuelan authorities nor asking him to leave the ambassador's residence'
'Yes, we are in combat, keep morale high in this fight to disarm any traitor, any coup plotter,' says Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says the opposition rally on May 1 will be 'the biggest in the history of Venezuela' as he presses his attempt to unseat the president
(UPDATED) Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro says he has defeated an attempted coup – congratulating the armed forces for having 'defeated this small group that intended to spread violence through putschist skirmishes'
Chile's foreign minister tweets: 'Lilian Tintori and Leopold Lopez – who are of Spanish descent – moved to the Spanish embassy. They made a personal decision.'
'We're also people and we're fed up with this dictatorship,' said one of the soldiers backing 35-year-old Venezuela's National Assembly leader Juan Guaido
Here are some initial reactions from world governments
(UPDATED) The US throws its full support behind Juan Guaido, with the White House calling on the military to protect the people and support the country's 'legitimate institutions'
The United States will take action against anyone who deals with state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA
The shipment includes 24 tons of medical supplies and 14 power units to be distributed amongst 8 hospitals and 30 outpatient clinics – half of them public
'Paraguay is a leader in defending democracy and calling Maduro as he is, a tyrant who has ruined his country," says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Thousands of opposition supporters are expected to march through the capital Caracas from 11:00 am on Saturday, as Venezuela's power struggle is exacerbated by massive blackouts and the collapse of water supplies
The latest measures seek to cut off vital lifelines for President Nicolas Maduro
Lawmakers loyal to President Nicolas Maduro strip opposition leader Juan Guaido's immunity – and authorize the high court to criminally prosecute him for proclaiming himself the crisis-hit country's ruler
(UPDATED) Crippled infrastructure, little investment in the power grid, and poor maintenance means the widespread blackouts in Venezuela throughout the month of March are likely here to stay
National Assembly legislature speaker Juan Guaido immediately shoots back, saying the 15-year prohibition announced on state television by Maduro's Auditor General Elvis Amoroso was invalid
(UPDATED) The Russian foreign ministry also insists the presence of its troops in Venezuela do not pose a threat to anyone
A second wave of nationwide blackout again paralyzes Venezuela, once South America's wealthiest
(UPDATED) The government declares Tuesday, March 26, a work-free and school-free day to take a load off the grid
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro also alleged that Colombia, their US-aligned neighbor, is also involved in the assassination plot
Roberto Marrero is arrested by SEBIN officers when they staged a pre-dawn raid on his Caracas home, according to Juan Guaido and a recorded voice message by Marrero published on social media
Venezuela's infrastructure has degraded over years because of lack of investment, a significant brain drain, and the government's practice of putting the military in charge of key civilian facilities and companies
(UPDATED) 'China is willing to offer assistance and technical support to Venezuela to restore the power system,' says foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang
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Juan Guaido calls on the military and security services to 'refrain from preventing or hindering' protests on Tuesday
Mike Pompeo hits at the 'central role Cuba and Russia have played and continue to play in undermining the democratic dreams of the Venezuelan people and their welfare'
(UPDATED) Juan Guaido says he has convened an emergency session of the National Assembly 'to take immediate actions with respect to the necessary humanitarian aid'
Experts agree on one major factor that will decide Venezuela's fate: the military
Juan Guaido tells thousands of supporters he will embark on a tour of the country before leading a nationwide march in the capital Caracas
Both opposition leader Juan Guaido and Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro ask their supporters to fill the streets of Caracas and other cities
Germany's ambassador Daniel Kriener was among more than a dozen foreign representatives who welcomed opposition leader Juan Guaido at Caracas airport, but so far the only one deemed 'persona non grata'
'Maduro holds the presidency illegally. It is not legitimate to declare an ambassador undesirable,' Juan Guaido adds
(UPDATED) The foreign ministry gives German envoy Daniel Kriener 48 hours to leave for 'interference' in Venezuela's internal affairs
As part of his challenge to Maduro, Juan Guaido is attempting to take control of the state bureaucracy, which he considers to have been 'kidnapped' through blackmail and persecution
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the hand-picked successor to late leftist firebrand Hugo Chavez, calls opposition leader Juan Guaido 'a kid playing at politics'
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(UPDATED) Opposition leader Juan Guaido's return to Venezuela poses an immediate challenge to the embattled President Nicolas Maduro
The US says it's targeting 6 Venezuelan military officers for stopping their aid from coming through the border, while Moscow promises relief through President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his allies – including Russia – have accused the United States of attempting to carry out a coup against his government
The US puts forward a measure calling for presidential elections to end the political standoff, while Russia urges a peaceful settlement of the crisis, recalling that aid deliveries to Venezuela require the consent of Maduro's government