On Saturday, Russia, China, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea blocked a US push for a UN Security Council statement expressing full support for Guaido even as he has not run in any presidential race.  .   .   .   .   . . . . . . . Senior Iranian Advisor: Israel Main Loser of War..

us announces $20 million in aid to venezuelans

Guaido described Maduro’s Jan. 10 inauguration to a second six-year term as amounting to an usurpation of power. Venezuela’s main opposition parties boycotted the vote, with Maduro’s two most popular rivals banned from running and Socialist Party aggressively campaigning opponents..

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