Venezuela turns to Russian Federation for help as crisis deepens

28 Février, 2019, 23:40 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
  • Guaido Vows Return to Venezuela Within Days Despite ThreatsMore

The U.N. Security Council has scheduled votes on rival resolutions on Venezuela. While the United States says opposition leader Juan Guaido who declared himself Interim President is the country's leader.

The U.S. resolution will be voted on first on Thursday afternoon and is likely to face a veto from Russian Federation.

But the Russian measure, which expresses "concern over the threats to use force" against Venezuela, is unlikely to garner the nine votes for adoption, according to diplomats.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington was still working on plans to get the aid delivered to Venezuela, which is suffering from a deep economic crisis marked by widespread shortages of basic necessities.

The crisis turned violent over the weekend when four people died in clashes at Venezuela's borders during an attempt led by Guaido to bring in humanitarian aid from Colombia and Brazil.

USA and Russian diplomats exchanged verbal broadsides this week about their positions on Venezuela.

Ahead of the U.N. Security Council votes, Abrams told reporters that USA policy "is to use as much diplomatic and economic and political pressure as we can", along with the several dozen countries supporting Guaido, "to support the Venezuelan people's desire for democracy".

Espagne : Shakira convoquée par un juge pour fraude fiscale présumée
Pendant cette période, la résidence fiscale de Shakira était aux Bahamas, où elle possède une propriété. Un préjudice total estimé 14,5 millions d'euros.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas in India
The Sky is Pink actress has been snapped recently at the store launch of Ralph Lauren in Delhi. Siddharth Chopra frequently features on Ishita's Instagram profile.

L'acteur Luke Perry hospitalisé d'urgence après un AVC
Pour l'heure, aucune précision n'a été communiquée par les secours et la famille concernant l'état de santé de l'acteur de 52 ans. Dans la matinée, les secours sont intervenus dans la ville de Sherman Oaks où Luke Perry habite, dans la banlieue de Los Angeles.

Guaido said the leftist "regime" of President Nicolas Maduro was "weak, lacking support in Venezuela and global recognition". "It is a big problem", Pompeo told reporters while flying to the Philippines from Vietnam.

The US-drafted text, seen by AFP, calls for "free, fair and credible presidential elections", with the presence of global observers, describing the May vote in which Maduro was declared the victor as "neither free nor fair".

Guaido arrived early Thursday in capital city Brasilia.

Speaking to reporters after meeting with Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, Guaido called for the enforcement of economic sanctions against the Maduro government to continue "so that everything is not robbed in Venezuela".

"We are hopeful that over the next couple of weeks, we can really begin to make a dent in that problem".

Maduro has threatened Guaido with arrest if he returns home. Neither is a president in exile. Russia, China, Cuba, Bolivia and a number of other countries have meanwhile voiced their support for the legitimate government of Maduro.



Jonas Brothers announce comeback after five years
The brothers also revealed that their first new single in more than five years, " Sucker ", will debut at 12 a.m. The Jonas Brothers took the pop world by storm in 2007 when their single " Year 3000 " became a total hit.

Doctors in Australia identify rare set of 'semi-identical' twins
The other case occurred in the U.S. in 2007, however those twins were only identified as semi-identical after they were born. Doctors have discovered what they say is world's second case of "semi-identical twins" - born from one egg and two sperm.

U.S. conducted first cyber-operation against Russian Federation
The IRA is well known for its role in influencing the 2016 Presidential Campaign and sowing discord on social media sites. The National Security Agency, which oversees the Cyber Command, declined to comment.

Orlando Bloom's awkward proposal to Katy Perry
Katy revealed how a burger chain in the U.S. played a huge role in bringing the two together three years ago. Perry went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night to dish about the proposal .

Witten ends retirement, rejoins Cowboys
Witten, 36, retired from the National Football League and joined the ESPN broadcast booth for the 2018 regular season. Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys realized what life was like without a Hall of Fame tight end.

The Division 2 Year 1 Pass Detailed, Includes Eight New Missions
Following the game's release on March 15, Ubisoft will gradually introduce new episodes, modes, specializations, and more. Exclusive cosmetic items released alongside the Specializations are another perk of the Year 1 Pass .

Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel PM faces corruption charges
With Israelis set to cast their votes in April, the indictment comes at a crucial time for Netanyahu. Netanuyahu is now seeking a fourth consecutive term as PM, and denies any wrongdoing.

Jets Interested In Trading Down From No. 3
The Jets, with many holes on their roster, would love to recoup the draft capital they spent last March. One of those teams could be the New York Giants , who, coincidentally, own the sixth pick.

China Trade Deal Must Allow Unilateral Enforcement by Washington - Lighthizer
Goldman Sachs on Thursday joined a growing number of banks and asset managers that reduced their probability of a no-deal Brexit. US crude oil futures slipped 0.25 per cent to $56.79 per barrel, losing a bit of steam after surging 2.5 per cent on Wednesday.

Fortnite: Season 8 Week 1 challenges
Basically, you could take another three seasons and you'll still eventually be given the Stage 4 style for the Tier 100 skin. Below, you'll find images of each stage of the Luxe skin, as well as its unlock requirements next to each.