Connect with us


Juan Guaido Visits Brazil To Strengthen Humanitarian Aid To Venezuela



Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will hold talks with Brazilian President in order to create pressure on President Maduro. Guaido allies Brazil and Columbia are accumulating humanitarian aid for Venezuela.

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro accused of crimes against humanity

Last month, Venezuelan Opposition leader Juan Guaido invoked constitutional provisions to assume an interim presidency. Most Western nations including Brazil recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s rightful leader. Despite Guaido’s nationwide protest and the United States crippling sanctions on Venezuela’s key oil industry, Maduro is not ready to give up control of state institutions.

The Venezuelan leader will travel to Brasilia for a two-day visit, where he will attend a meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and the regional Lima group about how to resolve the political and economic crisis in Venezuela. “The interim president of Venezuela will meet on Thursday afternoon with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the Planalto Palace,” said Maria Teresa Belandria, appointed by Guaido as his ambassador to Brazil.

“Guaido will also meet with diplomats of other countries that have recognized him as Venezuela’s interim leader, pending new presidential elections”, Belandria added.

Brazil is supporting Venezuela’s opposition leader for aid.  The United States has funded aid in the form of  200 tonnes of food and medicine. The opposition failed to get that aid across the border as planned after Maduro closed it, and 25 Venezuelans were wounded by gunfire in protests across the frontier.

Maduro denies there is a crisis in Venezuela, even after seeing hyperinflation which has caused sharp increases in malnutrition and also intensified the spread of preventable disease, affecting 3.4 million Venezuelans since 2015. The socialist leader, Maduro, and allies like Russia and Cuba have accused the opposition of using aid as an excuse for foreign intervention. ” Washington would impose more sanctions on high-ranking members of the regime and their financial affairs” this week and next”, Elliott Abrams, the U.S. special envoy for Venezuela.

While addressing the U.N. Human Rights Council, Venezuela’s foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza emphasised saying, “Maduro and Trump meet to try to find common ground and explain their differences.”

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence ruled out the idea of talks on Twitter saying, “The only thing to discuss with Maduro at this point is the time and date for his departure. For democracy to return and for Venezuela to rebuild – Maduro must go”.

More News at EurAsian Times




Maldives Maldives
Asia Pacific3 hours ago

Maldives Could Relinquish Control Of An Island As Chinese Loan & Pressure Mounts?

The Maldives government is now alarmed at the amount of debt it owes to China. With the coronavirus pandemic, the...

j20-vs-tejas j20-vs-tejas
Expert Reviews4 hours ago

Chinese J-20s Outgun Rafale Jets In Simulation Drills But What Will Happen In A Real-Life Air Battle?

China has been trying to intimidate India with its fifth-generation, stealth, J-20 fighter jets with the indigenously produced warplanes shooting...

World-Economic-Forum World-Economic-Forum
Featured4 hours ago

India-China Cyber War: China Second Most Powerful Cyber-Power & India Could Face The Chinese Brunt

As India and China are engaged in prolonged border tensions, India is boosting its capability to deal with cyber-attacks given...

china-detention-camps china-detention-camps
Asia Pacific4 hours ago

China Releases White Paper To Explain Its Commitment Towards Xinjiang & Uighur Muslims

Many Uighurs – around 1 million to 1.6 million, according to the World Uyghur Congress – have left China to...

Asia Pacific7 hours ago

China Confirms PLA Soldiers Were Killed In Galwan Valley Clash; Claims India Suffered More

China has finally admitted that its soldiers indeed suffered casualties in the barbaric India-China border clash in Galwan Valley. The...

Trillion-Dollar-Infra Trillion-Dollar-Infra
Featured8 hours ago

Russian Mig-29 Jets Steal The Show In Donald Trump’s Fundraising Campaign For US Army

A fundraising campaign for U.S. President Donald Trump directed at gathering support for American soldiers actually displays Russian-made defence equipment...

Asia Pacific10 hours ago

Is China Really Monitoring Prominent Indian Personalities Including PM Narendra Modi?

Chinese Embassy in India has outrightly rejected Indian claims that a Chinese firm has been monitoring over 10,000 Indian individuals...

China-Taiwan China-Taiwan
Americas11 hours ago

Taiwan Is “Quenching Its Thirst By Drinking Poison” – China On US-Taiwan Arms Deal

The visit by Keith Krach, an economic representative of the US, defies China's opposition to formal exchanges between the US...

russia-japan-tourism russia-japan-tourism
Featured21 hours ago

Poland Seeks The Arrest Of Russian Air Traffic Controllers For Crashing Their Plane

Poland is seeking to arrest Russian Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) for the 2010 crash at the Smolensk-Severny airport that killed...

CPEC-Project CPEC-Project
Featured23 hours ago

Did Indian Army’s “Muslim Regiment” Refuse To Fight Pakistan In 1965 War?

Social media platforms including Twitter and Facebook are buzzing with posts claiming that a “Muslim Regiment” of the Indian Army...