Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says that the wages for workers in Venezuela must be linked to the petro.
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Nicolás Maduro is sworn in for his second term as President of Venezuela amid widespread condemnation over his election as "illegitimate".
The Lima Group announces that from January 10, 2019, the government of Nicolás Maduro will no longer be recognized by the governments which compose the multilateral body.
Juan Guaidó holds an open cabildo, performed as a rally and national address, announcing his plans to take control of the Presidency of Venezuela, with the Organization of American States declaring their support for his assumption of office.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro accuses United States National Security Advisor John R. Bolton of personally leading a plot to assassinate him, declining to provide evidence.
Secretary general Luis Almagro of the OAS says that he does not exclude "a military intervention to overthrow" President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro, arguing that the Maduro government perpetrates "crimes against humanity, the violation of the human rights and the suffering of people that is inducing an exodus".