By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline
Published: 15:23 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 15:33 BST, 3 May 2019
The U.S. had reportedly agreed a deal with the Venezuelan military that Nicolas Maduro would be arrested this week but the deal fell through at the last moment.
The Trump administration, who acknowledged opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president in January, had forged a plan with a high-ranking Caracas official, reports ABC Internacional.
A U.S. security council source told the website that the plan was to force Maduro to leave the country or be arrested before placing Guaido in charge.
Thirty days after this, there would be another election.
The U.S. had reportedly agreed a deal with the Venezuelan military that President Nicolas Maduro,