US President Donald Trump has once again thrown his support behind the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, warning that members of the country’s military would be risking their future and their lives by remaining loyal to President Nicolas Maduro and refusing to allow in the so-called humanitarian aid blocked at the Colombian border.
Trump made the remarks during a speech at Florida International University in the US city of Miami on Monday.
“We seek a peaceful transition of power, but all options are open,” the US president claimed, calling on the Venezuelan military to either accept Guaido’s amnesty offer or stand to “lose everything.”
“You will find no safe harbor, no easy exit and no way out. You’ll lose everything,” Trump said, referring to Venezuela’s pro-Maduro military personnel. “I have a message for every official who is helping to keep Maduro in place. The eyes of the entire world are upon you today, every day…