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current newsArgentinian president Mauricio Macri has condemned the “repression utilized by the federal government of Nicolas Maduro” on Saturday. Venezuelan authorities reopened the nation’s maritime border with the Dutch Antilles islands after closing it on Tuesday, a regional military commander told Reuters news agency.

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro breaks diplomatic relations with neighbouring Colombia. A caravan of opposition leaders is heading toward Venezuela’s border with Colombia ahead of a Saturday showdown over humanitarian help. US Vice President Mike Pence is ready to announce “concrete steps” and “clear actions” to address the Venezuela disaster when he meets on Monday with regional leaders in Bogota, a senior US administration official stated.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will travel to Argentina on Friday to satisfy President Mauricio Macri, in line with Guaido’s press team. US Vice President Mike Pence told Juan Guaido, who declared himself Venezuela’s interim president, that the United States stands with him.

The Brazilian authorities is sending a airplane load of provides and humanitarian help to its northern border with Venezuela on Friday. A Reuters witness stated, nevertheless, that whereas the truck was on Venezuelan soil, it had not yet handed via the customs checkpoint.

The US has imposed sanctions on 4 Venezuelans because it ramped up stress on Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, whose election Washington sees as illegitimate. Pence additionally met opposition congressional chief Juan Guaido, who has declared presidential powers, arguing that the reelection of socialist President Nicolas Maduro was invalid.