The government of President Nicholas Maduro says it is facing down a coup by supporters of opposition leader and self-declared interim president, Juan Guaido.
Speaking from a military base, Guaido and his supporters say the time has come to confront Maduro’s government.
The ultimate loyalty of the country’s powerful military is still in doubt.
Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.
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