Guaido warned that “indulging” Maduro “would be a threat to all of America,” while Colombia President Ivan Duque called for “more powerful and effective” pressure on the socialist leader.

“We hope for a peaceful transition to democracy. But President Trump has made it clear: all options are on the table,” said Pence…

Despite the many defections, Maduro seems to have won this round in the power struggle.

After Saturday’s events it is “not very clear” that Guaido has “massive” support in Venezuela, analyst Rafael Pineros told AFP.