In photos: Venezuela in crisis
Updated 1:20 PM ET, Mon March 4, 2019
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro broke diplomatic relations with Colombia in February as tensions escalated along the two countries' borders over aid for Venezuela. Maduro denies that a humanitarian crisis exists in Venezuela and suggests that aid efforts are part of a US plot to orchestrate a coup.
With his country facing a severe economic crisis, Maduro is under increasing pressure from the United States and other countries to step down.
The opposition-controlled National Assembly has called for nationwide marches and new elections after accusing Maduro's government of "usurping power."
The United States and dozens of other countries have recognized opp