2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis
Diplomats of several Western-aligned countries walk out of the UN General Assembly as Venezuelan Vice-President Delcy Rodríguez begins a speech.
Sources: Fox News
Sources: Fox News
Venezuela Vice President Delcy Rodríguez announces that the country will receive shipments of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.
Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez reports the country's first death from COVID-19.
Following similar measures by Argentina last month, the government of El Salvador expels diplomats of the government of Venezuela led by Nicolás Maduro.
U.S. federal agents raid the Venezuelan embassy to evict Code Pink protesters, at the request of National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó. They had been staying at the embassy at the invitation of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who is locked in a dispute over the presidency with Guaidó. Maduro's government considers the raid to be a violation of the Vienna convention.
Venezuelan security forces surround the Palacio Federal Legislativo in Caracas, preventing opposition National Assembly lawmakers from entering the building to discuss a response to the recent arrest of National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano.
Venezuelan National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó formally requests help from the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) for "strategic and operational planning" against the government of Nicolás Maduro.
American journalist at WPLG, Cody Weddle, is released from Venezuela after being detained early Wednesday.
The Venezuelan Navy closes its maritime borders with the Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Curaçao and Bonaire ahead of the planned entry of international humanitarian aid into Venezuela on February 23, which Nicolás Maduro considers a precursor to invasion.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, in an interview with the BBC's Orla Guerin, accuses U.S. President Donald Trump of being openly a white supremacist who is "warmongering against Venezuela", saying that "the Ku Klux Klan is running the White House".
Reuters reports that Russian private military contractors belonging to the Wagner Group have flown into Venezuela to help guard President Nicolás Maduro, and that Russia supports Maduro's disputed government.