On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trumptweeted "Maduro willing to negotiate with opposition in Venezuela following U.S. sanctions and the cutting off of oil revenues".
"Presidential elections in Venezuela have taken place, and if imperialists want new elections let them wait until 2025", Maduro toldRIA. He said he was aware of Trump's "orders" for the Colombian government and the local mafia to kill him.
In his first direct message to the American people, the Venezuelan leader urged them to stop the USA government from entangling the nation in a pointless and inherently doomed military adventure. If the money is transferred.it will be used by the illegitimate and kleptocratic regime of Nicolas Maduro to repress and brutalise the Venezuelan people'.
The poll was boycotted by the opposition in protest at the detention, barring and exile of many of their most prominent leaders.
Russian Federation vowed to "do everything" to protect Maduro against U.S. efforts to oust him as the Trump administration issued new sanctions against Venezuela on Monday, without elaborating what steps it would take.
But the plan was complicated by the Venezuelan Supreme Court's decision to freeze Guaido's bank accounts and bar him from leaving the country, after chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab announced he was opening a criminal investigation of Maduro's rival.
Meanwhile, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak told Russian state news agencies Tuesday "there will probably be problems" for Venezuela in paying its debts.
The Trump administration said the sanctions are meant to preserve the assets for the Venezuelan people.
Five arrested after Brazilian dam collapses, killing 84 USA investors said they will file a class action against Vale and its executives for failing to disclose environmental risks. A Brazilian family is digging through the mud with garden tools and their hands in search of a missing loved one.
How China's trade mission flew into storm over Huawei Trump has threatened to raise tariffs on $200 billion to 25 percent from 10 percent on March 2 if an agreement can not be reached. But here, too, there are "no guarantees" that Beijing would follow through on these pledges, one of the people said.
The U.S. announcement raised its travel advisory to its highest level, putting Venezuela on a no-travel list that also includes Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and South Sudan.
Guaido launched a direct challenge to Maduro's authority last week when he declared himself acting president.
Maduro's reelection past year was disputed by the opposition, and criticised internationally - but the socialist leader has until now retained the loyalty of the powerful military.
Venezuela's economy is ravaged by hyperinflation and widespread food and medicine shortages that have driven millions of people to leave the country.
Last week, a group of soldiers rose up against Maduro.
"I have given specific instructions to the head of PDVSA to launch political and legal action in US and worldwide courts to defend the property and assets of Citgo", he said on Venezuelan television. More than 40 people have died so far in and around the protests that began a week ago, the United Nations human rights office said.
The US State Department is telling Americans not to travel to Venezuela, warning of the threat of being arbitrarily arrested or caught in a protest.
Venezuelan opposition party member and ex-banker, Jose Guerra, has alleged at least 20 tons of gold bars from the country's central - a total of 20% of the bank's holdings - were on-board.
Maduro accused the USA media of waging a "brutal campaign of false images" to support the Trump administration's interference in Venezuela.
Trying to throw bleach on someone while applying a noose and allegedly stating that Smollett is in "MAGA country", is horrific. The " Empire " family is in shock following a brutal attack on costar Jussie Smollett in Chicago this week.
Andre Gray broke the deadlock in the 62nd minute after lashing on to a through ball before blasting it home to make it 1-0. Lukaku has appeared seven times for Lazio in Serie A this season, six of those outings coming from the bench.
The Hinderwell hot-shot was also delighted to help Arsenal get back to winning ways in the WSL as they beat Reading 3-0 on Sunday. However, Pep Guardiola's City travelled to the Riverside in 2017 with David Silva and Sergio Aguero securing a 2-0 win.
His only other appearance came in the Red Devils' 2-0 win against Reading in the FA Cup third round earlier in January. This is United, so we have to learn from our mistakes and go back for the next one and try to win the next one".
Sarfraz has recently claimed that the besides criticising him, Akhtar is launching personal attacks at him. Sarfraz had returned home from South Africa to a rousing and emotional welcome from his supporters.
A large-scale exhibition featuring paintings by famous Russian painter Ilya Repin will open at the Tretyakov Gallery in mid-March. Crimea", a 1908 mountain landscape by Arkhip Kuindzhi , is valued at $185,000, according to The Associated Press .
Kensington Palace are reportedly spending hours monitoring negative comments made against Duchess Catherine and Duchess Meghan. Meghan played Rachel for seven seasons until she left a year ago in the run up to her wedding to Prince Harry .
The Met Office issued yellow weather warnings covering the majority of the United Kingdom for snow and ice on Wednesday. And he predicted a strong chance the weather front will combine with freezing fog to create some snow showers.
Yet when he was charged, many failed to believe that such a handsome and charming man could in fact be a murderous psychopath. Belva Kent, the mother of Debra Jean Kent, who was just 17 when Bundy murdered her, told PEOPLE that it's "disgusting".
Mail carriers will still attempt delivery for every customer unless they are in a place where delivery has been suspended. Temperatures will drop below zero overnight Tuesday in the Kansas City metro and stay there into the morning Wednesday.
No. 2 Duke regains its shooting touch to torch Notre Dame
Harvey scored five straight points, the last of those on a 3-pointer, to cut the Irish deficit to 54-42 with 13:32 to play. But Kea was unstoppable for much of the day, finishing 11 of 17 from the floor and 5 of 8 from behind the arc.
Stocks slide as slow growth in China weighs on earnings
Heating oil lost 2.9 percent, to $1.84 a gallon, and natural gas dropped 8.4 percent, to $2.91 per 1,000 cubic feet. Economic growth in Europe slowed in the last half of 2018 and indicators at the start of this year have been weak.
Keith Thurman extends unbeaten streak with Josesito Lopez win
Keith Thurman is set to make his return to boxing on Saturday night on one of the biggest stages available in Brooklyn, New York . Pacquiao made his PBC debut last Saturday night in Las Vegas and retained his belt by outclassing former titlist Adrien Broner.