Elected deputies in Venezuela vote for a President of the National Assembly, who may be able to claim the nation's Presidency.
Sources: Miami Herald
Sources: Miami Herald
Opposition politician Freddy Guevara is arrested in Caracas as police also enter the house of disputed president and opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his wife Fabiana Rosales. Exiled opposition leader Leopoldo López denounces the situation from Spain.
The European Union withdraws their recognition of Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela, instead resolving to delegate to individual member states to make their own decisions on who to recognize.
Disputed President Nicolás Maduro pardons 110 lawmakers and associates of disputed acting President Juan Guaidó. Communications Minister Jorge Rodríguez says the pardons were made "in the interests of promoting national reconciliation".
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 Nicolas 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 state comptroller Elvis Amoroso announces that opposition leader Juan Guaidó is barred from holding public office for 15 years because of irregularities in his financial records. Guaidó, the National Assembly President, says he will continue his campaign to oust President Nicolás Maduro.
Venezuelan National Assembly-declared interim President Juan Guaidó defies Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's threats and returns to Venezuela where he is received by tens of thousands of people in Caracas.
Venezuela's Supreme Court reverses their controversial ruling. The court restores legislative power to the National Assembly. However, the court's decision still allows President Nicolás Maduro to enter joint-venture deals.
The Venezuelan Supreme Court bars four incoming lawmakers (three from the opposition and one from the ruling Socialist party) from taking office, putting the opposition's two-thirds legislative "supermajority" at risk, won via a landslide victory in the December 6 election by just one seat. The court is yet to specify the quorum for the new House, which would determine the number of seats needed for a two-thirds majority. The new National Assembly convenes Tuesday.
Venezuela announces it will suspend the sale of alcoholic beverages, fireworks and weapons before Sunday's parliamentary elections, starting Friday at 6 p.m. until next Monday at 6 p.m. Civilian permits for the possession and use of firearms and knives will also be suspended for the same period.