Maduro also took a jab at the decision by Donald Trump to not attend the summit, saying that the USA president's absence demonstrated his "disdain" for the region.
He was then due to meet with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos in Bogota on Saturday for a bilateral meeting between their nations.
The amount of parties involved in the Syrian conflict, both on the opposition and governmental sides, make retaliation against a chemical attack incredibly complicated.
President Trump also dealt with major problems on two fronts this week: how he would respond to an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of his lawyer Michael Cohen.
In addition to managing the potential USA response to last weekend's attack in Syria, Trump has been monitoring what he fears may be a migrant crisis at the US border with Mexico.
Trump believes he has the power to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the election, the White House said on Tuesday. "But no other country in the region seems prepared to take that step", Gedan said.
Mr Obama told the assembled Latin American rulers that America wanted to help their countries develop economically, but that the old era of unwanted American interference were over. Vice President Mike Pence will act in Trump's role at the summit. But two days before the event, the embattled president cited that since Peru "had removed all the security guarantees for the Venezuelan delegation", he would stay home.
A planned face-to-face meeting with Nieto was expected to cover trade between the US and Mexico, which has been fraught with controversy over Trump's insistence that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) be renegotiated.
Ambassador Roger Noriega said Rubio will be careful not to overstep Pence, but he said his role could be more significant. Souring relations with Mexico and the ongoing trade negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement were expected to hang over the meeting.
A Peruvian diplomat who asked not to be named said it might be easier for regional leaders to tackle tough issues ranging from corruption to Venezuela without Trump looming over the talks.
The U.S.is working to coordinate Latin American countries on a pressure campaign against Venezuela's government.
No one can replace the president, but the other 30 or so Latin American leaders at the summit know that Rubio has Trump's ear and is seen as the president's principal adviser on Western Hemisphere issues, particularly those involving Venezuela and Cuba.
Trump has reversed some of President Barack Obama's diplomatic and economic outreach to Cuba, including pulling many US diplomats out of the country following unexplained health attacks on Americans previous year. (New York Times, Washington Post).
Adreian Payne and Keith Appling, members of that 2015 team, were among the names that surfaced in the ESPN report . The room then went dark and she was allegedly thrown face down on the bed and held in place, unable to move.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is seeking a fourth term on a platform that openly demonizes migrants to Europe. Polling stations were meant to close at 19:00 (17:00 GMT), but some are staying open hours later due to long queues.
Typical uncompassionate response from president Donald Trump when a fire killed a resident in Trump Tower in Manhattan. A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018 .
According to the Times , the line of inquiry is part of a broader look at foreign money flowing through Trump and his associates. Cohn has been under scrutiny over a $130,000 payment to a porn actress who says she had sex with Trump more than a decade ago.
Speaking before a Cabinet meeting at the White House Monday, President Trump said the meeting will happen in May or June. According to multiple reports over the weekend, Kim Jong Un has agreed to discuss denuclearization at the meeting.
After the full-time whistle, Pogba exchanged a few words with Guardiola then headed straight to United's traveling contingent. Manchester United beat Manchester City 3-2 yesterday with Pogba inspiring a stunning second half fightback.
But after dismantling Elias and heading up the ramp to the locker room, special effects revealed Undertaker's hat in the ring. In some occasions, the Undertaker's brother, Kane had responded on behalf of his brother but Cena remained unsatisfied.
Trump condemned the "heinous attack " in Syria and said "Nothing is off the table" when it comes to the USA response. Footage shows images of dead bodies with foam visible on their noses and mouths - a clear sign of a chemical attack.
South Africa beat New Zealand 29-7 to take the bronze medal, while Argentina edged U.S. 14-12 to secure fifth. The Pacific island is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Josie last week.
I think John has created this incredible world with these characters and I think A Quiet Place definitely lives on its own. A Quiet Place was distributed by Paramount, who also owns the Cloverfield franchise.
Trump has declared his intent to withdraw US troops from Syria in the coming months, despite resistance from many of his advisers. The AP and other global news organizations reported SANA said the country's air defenses had shot down eight missiles.
Changing the way that users interact with screens could offer something new on the market depending on how it's implemented. You have screens with unbelievably thin bezels, screens that respond differently to the amount of pressure applied today.
Cardi B Reveals How Much She's Getting Paid For Coachella
Anyone who really knows me knows that I'm not exactly a huge fan of the rap/hip-hop genre. "Anything can be done in good taste". The iconic label has celebrated Cardi B on landing gold status for her long-awaited Invasion of Privacy album.
Border states pledge 1600 troops for Trump's border fight
California and New Mexico, the two other states bordering Mexico, have not made public commitments to sending Guard members. Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas all made new pledges that add up to nearly half of the up to 4,000 troops Trump requested.
Iran's rial at all-time low against the dollar
The 20 percent figure is significant, because it is more than enough to quickly reach the threshold for a nuclear weapon. In January, Trump announced he is waiving the USA sanctions against Iran for the "last time".
Man City team bus attack: Police ask for footage
But it's back to the bread and butter of the Premier League for the Gunners, and they host struggling Southampton at the Emirates. Roy Hodgsons men were unlucky to come out of the game against Liverpool last week with no points and can make amends here.
Spain join France, Croatia in semis after epic Ferrer win
John Isner of the United States celebrates his victory over Joris de Loore of Belgium after the first match at the Davis Cup. Germany then took a 2-1 lead when Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff won the doubles rubber against Feliciano and Marc Lopez.
Javier Hernandez equaliser dents Chelsea's Champions League hopes
Like the Chelsea fans, the West Ham fans have criticized the club more often than not but they've perhaps taken it a step too far. Eden Hazard's indifferent form has epitomised Chelsea's struggles and the Belgian playmaker had gone seven games without a goal.
Men paid more in 78% of employers
Companies which failed face legal action and there was a last-minute dash to meet the deadline. Companies had to file data based on a "snapshot" of their payroll taken on 5 April 2017.