RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An examination of Venezuela's diplomatic relations has shown that the acknowledgement of opposition politician and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó by more than 50 states does not generally extend beyond a symbolic level.
In most cases, relations at the embassy and consulate levels continue to be conducted with the incumbent socialist government under President Nicolás Maduro.
An article in the Venezuelan daily 'Últimas Noticias' compares the situation before . . .