Crisis hit Venezuela as they await opposition leader and self-declared president, Juan Guaido who plans to return despite security concerns
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Protesters clash with police Saturday, leaving one demonstrator dead in the third straight day of demonstrations against economic mismanagement .
Momentum is growing for Venezuela’s opposition movement led by lawmaker Guaido, who has called supporters back into the streets for nationwide protests.
Supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro participated in rival demonstrations Saturday in Caracas.
Venezuelan authorities detained three foreign journalists and a driver working for the Spanish news agency EFE on Wednesday, the company said.
More than 1,300 Colombians forced to flee their homes in January alone to escape fighting between armed factions despite a peace deal signed two years ago.
Venezuelans of every age, class and profession poured into the streets of the capital on Wednesday to demand that President Nicolas Maduro step down.
U.S. recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president is being touted by Trump’s administration as a way to restore country’s democracy.
Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaido calls for two days protests this week in his latest bid to sway military to his side and away from leader Nicolas Maduro.
President Maduro rejects international demands for elections, as crisis in his country deepens after opposition leader declared himself interim president.