The Venezuelan foreign minister Elias Jaua has said there has been no communication with US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden since offering asylum in the country, according to Reuters.
"We are waiting until Monday to know whether he ratifies his wish to take asylum in Venezuela", said Mr Jaua.
Precisely how US fugitive Edward Snowden got out of Hong Kong remains a mystery, but many here in China are hailing him as a hero.
Edward Snowden is believed to be in Moscow and was not on a flight to Havana earlier as expected.
Whatever you think of Edward Snowden, he's changed the way the world's two largest powers deal with each other.