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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Juan Guaido

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# Venezuela
Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.
# crisis point
Venezuela claims to have stopped a coup attempt, but tensions there are rising: so what exactly is going on?
The world will be watching as a series of May Day rallies take place in the country today.
# attempted coup
Maduro denies plans to flee Venezuela as Juan Guaidó calls on military to revolt
Guaidó claimed this was the “beginning of the end” of Maduro’s regime, and there was “no turning back.”
# caracas
Venezuela: Violent clashes on the streets as Maduro hangs on despite 'coup'
Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido claims to have military backing to oust Maduro.
# simon cumbers
Economic and political instability in Venezuela threatens Colombia’s fragile peace
In an exclusive interview with, Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo was keen to defend his government’s desire for modifications to The Special Jurisdiction for Peace tribunal (JEP).
# power struggle in a power cut
Guaido supporters square up to Venezuelan police amid electricity blackout
It’s not known what caused the blackout, which is one of the worst and longest in recent memory in Venezuela.
# caracas
Crowds gather as Juan Guaidó returns to Venezuela
Tensions in the South American country have grown since 23 January when Guaidó declared himself president.
# Venezuela
At least two people die and over 300 hurt as Venezuela border standoff turns deadly
Opposition leader Juan Guaido and his supporters attempted to bring humanitarian aid across the border.
# Showdown
Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia
Last night, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.
# Venezuela Live Aid
Richard Branson concert to be held on Venezuelan border with Colombia as standoff over aid intensifies
The concert, dubbed Venezuela Live Aid, aims to raise $100 million.
# crisis point
Nicolas Maduro claims US has 'war plans against Venezuela' as Guaido mobilises aid volunteers
US aid has already arrived on the Colombian border as the country deals with a political crisis.
# Venezuela
Venezuela's Guaido vows to bring in food next week, says Maduro 'will have no choice but to leave'
US aid has been piling up in Colombia, barricaded by the military, under Maduro’s orders.
# interim president
Poll: Do you think Ireland is right to support Venezuela's Juan Guaidó?
Other EU countries have backed the young leader as an interim president in the politically unstable country.
# Venezuela
Coveney announces Ireland’s support for Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela
Seven EU states had given Maduro a Sunday deadline to call presidential elections.
# Venezuela
Govt supports self-declared Venezuelan president's call for 'free, fair, democratic' elections
Young Fine Gael has called on the government to recognise Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s interim president.
# Political crisis
'Your body is here in Ireland...Your mind is in Venezuela': Living in fear for those back home
The current political crisis has seen lack of food, medical supplies and major inflation directly impact the Latin American country.
# Venezuela
Pressure on Maduro as self-declared president calls for 'biggest march in history of Venezuela'
Tomorrow’s rally coincides with the 20th anniversary of Maduro’s predecessor Hugo Chavez.
# Power Struggle
Venezuela's top court bars self-declared president Guaidó from leaving country
Leader Nicolas Maduro is seeking to neutralise the American-backed opposition chief.
# two presidents
Venezuela wants to 'avoid civil war' as US removes staff from country
US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó has declared himself ‘acting president’.
# Explainer
Two men are claiming to be president of Venezuela, so what exactly is going on?
The current political crisis has been years in the making.
# Juan Guaido
Venezuela's opposition leader declares himself president amid anti-Maduro clashes
US President Donald Trump acknowledged the “interim leader” and called on Nicolas Maduro to resign.