The Lima Group of Latin American countries has called for a peaceful change in government in Venezuela, without military intervention. But is this realistic considering Maduro's continued refusal to step down?
Dr Tom Long form the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments.
"While the domestic conflict and crisis in Venezuela has been raging for years, the events of the last few days have highlighted the international dimension of the crisis."
Dr Thomas Long, from the Department of Politics and Internations Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the long-term effects of the domestic crisis in Venezuela.
As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins another six-year term in office, Dr Tom Long from the Department of Politics and International Studies has commented on the political and economic situation in Venezuela today.
Supporters of West Papuan independence have faced harsh penalties for raising their flag on 1 December. Dr Keith Hyams of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on rising tension in the region.
"The recent warning by the French government that there could be deaths in the protests anticipated this weekend is a very disturbing development." Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies comments on the ongoing 'yellow vest' protests in France.