Canada will host an "urgent meeting" of the
on February 4 in Ottawa, its Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Monday.
Most of the Lima Group
has urged Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step down as his country sinks further into economic and political crisis, suffering shortages of food and medicine, and skyrocketing inflation.
But Freeland noted his rule has led to three million people fleeing Venezuela, which the UN has warned could rise to five million by the end of this year.