Venezuela government - updates

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Venezuela says 'attempted coup' under way

Apr 30, 2019 - 7:37 PM

(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'

OUST MADURO. Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido (C) and high-profile opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez (L), who had been put under home arrest by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's regime, speak with members of the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas on April 30, 2019. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis

Apr 08, 2017 - 8:30 AM

UPDATED The ruling says the sanction is due to administrative irregularities by top opposition leader Henrique Capriles in his post as governor of the northern state of Miranda

FURIOUS. In this file photo, Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles speaks during a press conference in Caracas on October 21, 2016. File photo by Federico Parra/AFP