Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido warns military on blocked humanitarian aid

Venezuela's opposition leader Guaido warns military on blocked humanitarian aid

Meanwhile, a standoff over humanitarian aid deliveries at the country's border with Colombia, pitting the Venezuelan military, which is still loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, against supporters of opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido.

The move comes after the United States imposed new financial sanctions aimed at preventing oil revenues reaching the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim leader has told RT that the "corrupt regime" there is exclusively to blame for its dire humanitarian situation, and promised that democracy will be embraced, with free elections, once Maduro is gone.

"There are people responsible for this and the regime knows it". "This a crime against humanity, men of the armed forces".

Shipments of USA food, medicine, and humanitarian aid are on the Colombian side, with a tanker and two large trucks sitting in the middle of the bridge.

Last week Maduro also rejected a call by European Union countries to hold elections, prompting them to recognize Guaido.

The U.S. wants to "steal Citgo from Venezuela", Quevedo said on Monday.

Paul Merson reveals his prediction for Tottenham v Leicester
It was a game in our hands, and we had a lot of chances and created a lot of good moves. "We need to find a clinical edge because we need the points".

How Solskjaer has transformed Man Utd's fortunes
Solskjaer said he had met United owner Avram Glazer after the game, but he wouldn't be drawn on whether they would have any further meetings to discuss his future at the club. "He came to the dressing room".

Kylie Jenner throws extravagant party for daughter Stormi's first birthday
In a series clips on her Instagram story , she said: "Alright so, we were supposed to have Stormi's birthday party this weekend". The party was inspired by father, Travis Scott's album Astroworld , with Stormi World plastered everywhere possible.

He also voiced against U.S. President Donald Trump, "get out Donald Trump, get out his threats", Maduro said.

"Here are armed forces and here are the people to defend the honor, dignity and decorum of a country that has over 200 years of fighting for its future".

Russian Federation rejected any worldwide intervention in the affairs of Venezuela and the threat of foreign military action.

Maduro denies that any "humanitarian crisis" exists in his country, attributing severe lack of basic food and products to United States sanctions.

Reliance Industries Ltd., an Indian refiner that operates the world's biggest processing complex, is taking a parcel of Venezuelan synthetic oil Hamaca that was originally scheduled for delivery to a LyondellBasell Industries NV plant in the US, according to person with knowledge of situation and shipping reports compiled by Bloomberg.

Guaido, who proclaimed himself president last month in a move recognized by the United States and some of its allies, is trying to obtain income accrued by PDVSA's USA refining subsidiary, Citgo Petroleum Corp.

A drop in energy prices, corruption, and failed socialist policies have destroyed the oil-rich Venezuelan economy, leaving severe shortages of food and medicine and out-of-control inflation.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

72 killed after consuming illicit liquor in India
Officials confirmed the death toll has mounted to 72, however, local media reports suggest the tragedy has claimed over 100 lives. In the adjoining Haridwar district, the death toll had risen to 28 from 12 on Friday, Indian broadcaster NDTV reported.

Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Appearance at the Grammys
Chloe x Halle sang music by soul icon Donny Hathaway, and Fantasia and Yolanda Adams paid tribute to the late Aretha Franklin. Collaborations include Camila Cabello and J Balvin; Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers; and Dua Lipa and St.

Ilhan Omar called 'anti-Semitic' for tweet criticizing pro-Israel lobby
Omar made no apologies Sunday night, but she did accept an invitation from Chelsea Clinton, one of her critics, to talk about anti-Semitism.

Clashes with Israeli soldiers kill 2 Palestinians, wound dozens in eastern Gaza
Israel has fought three wars against Hamas since the miltant group took control of the enclave in 2007. Another eight Palestinians were shot at different protest sites along the border, the ministry added.

Governor Northam digs himself further into hole in new interview
Herring, who acknowledged wearing blackface at a party in 1980, would become governor if both Northam and Fairfax left office. We hope, for example, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will show a willingness to investigate.

Adesanya earns hard-fought UD win over hero Silva at UFC 234
When it ended, both moved to the center of the ring and went to their knees and bowed their heads in a show of respect. This caused Adesanya-Silva, the scheduled co-feature, to get bumped up to the main spot.

Ariana Grande wins first Grammy
She starred on the Nickelodeon teen series Victorious and reprised her character in the short-lived spin-off Sam & Cat. On Saturday, tattoo artist Jon Mesa took to Instagram to show off the new ink that he did on Davidson's back.

Ariana Grande Posts Furious Tweets After Mac Miller Lost A Grammy
While that might be good news for her fans, supporters of Mac Miller weren't happy, including his ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande . Mac had been nominated in the category for best rap album , but lost out to victor Cardi B on the night.

Maurizio Sarri in trouble, Abramovich 'will act' says Paul Clement
Jurgen Klopp's side must respond in their next league game, which happens to be against United at Old Trafford in two weeks. What Barkley was thinking when he headed the ball back towards his own goal from 20 yards out is hard to understand.

Political giant John Dingell dies at 92
Dingell dictated the message to his wife and congressional successor Debbie Dingell Thursday in their suburban Detroit home. He eventually co-sponsored the Clean Air Act of 1990, which clamped down further on tailpipe emissions from cars.

Man City coach Guardiola confused over Mendy’s whereabouts
Liverpool were three points ahead of City before Guardiola's side defeated Everton 2-0 earlier this week. Benjamin Mendy insisted that he was not in Hong Kong after his an Instagram post showing his location.

Disney drops teaser video for live-action "Aladdin" movie showing Genie
The 1-minute video teaser, which was also uploaded to YouTube , includes a look at Will Smith as Genie . A new trailer for Disney's live-action " Aladdin " dropped Sunday night during the 61st Grammy Awards .

How Home-based Business Can Benefit from Coworking Spaces
More so, it can encourage productivity by being able to lessen boredom since you will be surrounded by people you can talk to. It Fits the Bill According to statistics, self-employment is on the rise, increasing by as much as 40% in the U.S . by 2020.

The Essentials of Being an Eco-Friendly Hotel
Conserve Energy Lights, water heaters, and air conditioning units, among other things, consume the most electricity in hotels. Through these actions, the hotel can build a better name by showing its clients how it values environmental sustainability.

Money Saving Tips for Business Owners
JJBender.com is a trustworthy and reputable source of used office equipment that offers a wide variety of products. And in today’s economy, every small business owner is looking for ways to save money and reduce expenses.

Other news