Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei cuts ties with the government of disputed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and closes Guatemala's embassy in Caracas.
In Guatemala, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris announces several steps to address the migration crisis at the Northern Triangle during a joint conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei. She also urged migrants not to flee to the Mexico–United States border.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the imposition of an arms embargo on the Iranian Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics and other entities involved in Iran's nuclear program, including the government of disputed Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro for providing weapons to Iran.
Sixteen Venezuelan National Guardsmen who took part in a failed attempt to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro on 30 April 2019 successfully flee Venezuela in a clandestine "military operation". The guards, accused of treason, were granted asylum in the Panamanian embassy in Caracas following the failed uprising.
The new Constituent Assembly votes to remove Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz, a prominent critic of President Nicolás Maduro, from her post. The move comes hours after troops from the National Guard surrounded her home in Caracas.
Venezuelan security forces clash with opposition demonstrators in the so-called "Mother of All Marches" against President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas. Two students and a National Guard sergeant are shot dead.
Amid a state of emergency, Venezuelan police clash and fire tear gas at protesters calling for the downfall of socialist president Nicolás Maduro in central Caracas. The protests come a day after Maduro warned that the opposition-controlled National Assembly may soon "disappear".
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro orders the seizure of factories that have stopped production and the jailing of their owners amid a nationwide state of emergency. During a speech to pro-government supporters in Caracas, he said the country had to recover the means of production, to counter its deep economic crisis. He also said military exercises would take place next weekend to counter "foreign threats".