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Guaido's international backers are using a mix of sanctions and diplomacy to try to put pressure on Maduro.

Venezuelan military officials last weekend blocked an opposition-backed effort to bring food into the country via its borders with Colombia and Brazil, leaving two aid trucks in flames and five people dead.

Guaido, who is recognised by most Western nations as Venezuela's rightful leader, visited Paraguay and Argentina on Friday to shore up Latin American support for a transition government for the crisis-stricken nation.

US Vice President Mike Pence and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido attend a meeting of the Lima Group in Bogota

The United States has imposed tough sanctions on Venezuela's oil industry to put pressure on President Nicolás Maduro to step down.

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