Venezuela’s opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido, speaks during a press conference at his campaign office in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Since declaring Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro as illegitimate, Guaidó has been in the midst of a power struggle with Maduro.
Martin Mejia, Associated Press
Protester Andres Miguel Harris, who was born in Venezuela, protests with other outside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
Susan Walsh, Associated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate after months of street demonstrations and a failed opposition call for a military uprising.
The development appeared to reflect a recognition that neither side had been able to prevail in the struggle for power, leaving Venezuela in a state of paralysis after years of hyperinflation and shortages of food and medicine. It was also a policy reversal for the opposition, which has accused President Nicolás Maduro of using previous negotiations to play for time.
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