The severe economic crisis in Venezuela has given rise to a new dangerous pursuit – searching the polluted river Guaire in Caracas, looking for things to sell.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US would withdraw all remaining embassy personnel from Venezuela. Meanwhile, opposition leader Guaido called for more protests.
Envoys loyal to Venezuela's interim president have taken control of diplomatic buildings and a consulate. Caracas has severed ties with the US, accusing it of staging a coup against acting President Maduro.
The opposition leader has embarked on a national tour under the banner "Operation Liberty" to rally support for widespread protest against acting President Nicolas Maduro. But government supporters aren't staying silent.
The United States has accused Cuba of controlling Venezuela's political elite, its army and its intelligence services. Havana denies the claims and has called on Washington to provide evidence.
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