Guaido, Maduro supporters face off inside Venezuela embassy in Brazil: officials

Military police surrounded Venezuela's embassy in Brazil Wednesday as rival supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas…

Military police surrounded Venezuela’s embassy in Brazil Wednesday as rival supporters of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro faced off inside in a struggle for control of the diplomatic compound. Embassy officials opened the doors to Guaido’s appointed ambassador Teresa Belandria after recognizing the opposition leader as president, the envoy said in a statement. It was not immediately clear which side was in control of the embassy.

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