US orders nonessential staff to depart Venezuela: report
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends an event with workers in Caracas, Venezuela October 11, 2018. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

On Thursday, The U.S. ordered "non-emergency government employees" to leave Venezuela, per Bloomberg. 


This comes a day after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president in an effort to end the rule of socialist Nicolas Maduro.

“U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Venezuela," an advisory from the State Department said.

This story is still developing.