Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have fled to neighboring Brazil in the hope of escaping their country’s economic and humanitarian crisis. In the northwestern city of Boa Vista, officials are struggling to cope with the influx of people.
The Deutsche Welle broadcast signal is now available again without restrictions. Venezuela's telecommunications regulator had severed the connection in an apparent response to coverage of the crisis.
Venezuelan authorities have taken the Spanish channel of Germany's international broadcaster off air. DW Director General Peter Limbourg has called on them to reinstate it — but also gave tips to viewers on access.
"The time has come" for the UN to recognize Juan Guaido as the real president of Venezuela, US Vice President Mike Pence told the international assembly. The US is pushing a resolution on the issue, despite long odds.
Thousands of Venezuelans broke through barricades set up by the government on the Simon Bolivar bridge. Meanwhile, Colombia accused Russia of "distorting" its position on a military intervention in Venezuela.
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