Maduro rejects ‘partisan and ideological’ nature of statement by EU-backed group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is rejecting a statement by an EU backed group, calling for a peaceful solution to his country’s conflict. In a televised address Friday, Maduro said he did not agree to the content of the statement, and its “partisan and ideological nature.” On Thursday, the International Contact Group on Venezuela, said it would be sending a mission to the country to help provide humanitarian aid.

Thousands gather in Caracas to rally support for Interim Pres. Juan Guaido

Thousands of Venezuelans take to the streets in Caracas to protest against embattled President Nicolas Maduro. Saturday citizens rallied in support of self-declared Interim President Juan Guaido, where he delivered a speech to the people. There, he said humanitarian aid is on the way for citizens, and called on the military to not intervene in its delivery or distribution.