An american oljeimportstopp would be a very hard economic blow to an already financially ravaged country, president Nicolás Maduro has refused to loosen its grip on. Before the crisis in 2014, partly due to falling oil prices, came the Venezuelan export revenues to 96% from oil.
socialistledaren Maduro and Guaidó has been going on since the 23 January. It was then Guaidó, who is president of the national assembly, declared himself interim president, referring to last year's presidential election did not go the right, and that the country has no legitimate leader. According to the constitution, the president may, under such circumstances, go into that interimsledare in 30 days, while new elections are held.
But the 30 days have expired and no elections have been held.
" Maduro is still president, what Guaidó than says. Maduro has so long as the care of the state apparatus and the military, this is the reality, says Rivarola who is the director of the Latin america institute at the university of Stockholm.
– And, politically, it is a continuation of the locked position between actors that do not recognize each other.
the presidential elections in may of last year was low because large parts of the opposition boycotted it. The election was condemned by the world, which is deeply unfair, and both the united states and the EUROPEAN union have imposed sanctions against Venezuela by reason of the recent years of political crisis.
But at the same time, the EU has not been able to agree on a joint statement with the support of the Guaidó. The united states and Canada, however, was quick to give interimsledaren their support. At the century at the Florida International University in Miami late on Monday Swedish time expected president Trump to repeat this and talk about "the dangers".