the UNITED states cuisine of new sanctions against Venezuela and imposes a freezing of values in the country's state-owned oil company PDVSA.
It informs US vice-president, Mike Pence, during a meeting in Colombia for the Lima group - a block of countries that range from Canada to Argentina.
at the same time react the UNITED states on the deadly violence that has been used by the regime on the country's borders, by bringing the matter to the UN security council. It informs diplomats.
The new sanctions framework, four of the regime's regional governors. They get frozen all of their values in the UNITED states.
Among the participants at the meeting in Colombia's capital, Bogota, is the self-proclaimed president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó. A large number of countries around the world have recognized him as the leader of the country.
Pence promises that the UNITED states will stand by Guaidos page. He says that all options are on the table in relation to the Maduro regime. Guaido even hinted Sunday that a military intervention could become necessary.
But it is unlikely to meet support among the Latin american countries. Most support a diplomatic and economic pressure on Maduro and his government.
the Violence was stepped up at the weekend, as the trucks tried in vain to run american aid into Venezuela from Brazil and Colombia.
at Least three people were killed and 300 wounded.