Bogota — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido met members of a multinational support group in Bogota on Monday to hammer out a strategy to remove his rival President Nicolas Maduro from office. The trip comes after two people were killed and hundreds wounded as Guaido supporters clashed with Venezuelan security forces in a failed attempt to cross in truckloads of humanitarian aid from Colombia and Brazil. The EU condemned Venezuela’s use of violence and armed civilians to block the aid entry, while UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said he was “shocked and saddened” by the civilian deaths. Guaido, the 35-year-old leader of Venezuela’s National Assembly, declared himself acting president in January after the opposition controlled legislature concluded that Maduro was fraudulently re-elected. About 50 countries recognise him as Venezuela’s legitimate president. Guaido flew to the Colombian capital on Sunday for the meeting with members of the Lima Group — 13 Latin American cou...

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