Grupo de Lima
On Monday, the Group of Lima met around the Venezuelan situation, leaving as a result the demand (continuous and repeated) to the cessation of Nicolás Maduro's usurpation in the government of the South American country, as well as the call for free and transparent elections, seeking to reorder the nation's leadership and democracy
The president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, traveled to Bogotá on Monday to attend the meeting of the Group of Lima that will address the crisis in Venezuela
Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, warned on Sunday that the US will take "measures" against Venezuela after the "tragic" day on Saturday, while reminding that "all options are on the table", in reference to military intervention
Lima Group on Monday called upon the National Armed Forces of Venezuela to demonstrate their loyalty to the Venezuelan Parliament's leader, Juan Guaidó, that last January 23 proclaimed himself president of the country
The Lima Group on Wednesday showed its support for the president of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guiadó, who proclaimed himself president in charge of Venezuela, and supported holding elections "as soon as possible"
A group of former heads of state and government of Latin America and Spain today urged the OAS and the Lima Group to take urgent measures in the framework of "serious attacks" against democracy in Nicaragua and Venezuela, in order to protect the victims of two "oppressive regimes of the same sign"
With an abstention hitting over 50%, the Venezuelan National Electoral Council declared Nicolás Maduro winner of the presidential elections held on May 20 with 5,823,718 votes. "The Government of the Republic of Panama does not recognize the results of the elections held this Sunday, May 20 in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela" Foreign Ministry of Panama said