The USA has already started to arrange to give all of its oil purchase money and gold to Venezuela's new President Guaido. In 8 days, the EU money will start heading to Guaido's side. All of the surrounding South American countries are against Maduro in Venezuela. Most of Venezuela's export partners are against Maduro.
Will the loyalty of Venezuela's military follow the money?
Britain, Germany, France and Spain all said they would recognize Guaido unless fresh elections were announced.
Netherlands has joined the EU ultimatum against Maduro in Venezuela.
On January 4, 2019 the Lima Group — the bloc that includes Canada and more than a dozen Latin American countries — rejected the legitimacy of Maduro's May 2018 election victory and his looming Jan. 10 inauguration, while recognizing the "legitimately elected" National Assembly.