A week after mass protests broke out in Venezuela's capital, Caracas, which called for the ouster of the country's embattled authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, the European Union has given the radical leftist the option of calling snap elections in the coming days or the 28-member bloc will join the US, Canada, and most of Latin America in recognising the head of the National Assembly Juan Guaido as the interim president.

Brussels' Foreign Policy chief, Federica Mogherini, announced on J...

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