Venezuela has ejected the German ambassador to the country. What does that say about the situation in Venezuela right now, and how much is the Venezuelan crisis destabilizing the region? Otto Sonnenholzner, vice president of Ecuador, speaks to DW.
Large crowds gathered to welcome the Venezuelan opposition leader after his trip around Latin America in defiance of a court-ordered travel ban. The US has warned of a "swift response" to any threats against Juan Guaido.
The European Union-backed International Contact Group is set to convene at the end of March to find a peaceful solution to the power struggle in Venezuela. Chances of success are difficult to predict.
Interim President Juan Guaido has vowed to return to Venezuela this week, but he will make a stop in Brazil first. Brazil's president has supported Guaido and encouraged the flow of aid into Venezuela.
The charges came as the Maduro government blamed Washington for causing the worst blackout in Venezuela's recent history. Tareck El Aissami is the most senior figure within Maduro's government to be targeted by the US.
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