Venezuela’s dissolved opposition-controlled parliament has convened in defiance of a move by the pro-government Constituent Assembly to take over the legislature’s powers.
The newly-formed Venezuelan Constituent Assembly takes over legislative powers from the opposition-led congress.
Canada is working to handle a surge in the number of asylum seekers from the United States.
Hundreds of Argentineans have rallied in Buenos Aires to show their solidarity with the Venezuelan government against US threats of military action.
Opposition candidates running in Venezuela’s October elections will be investigated by a newly-formed ‘truth commission,’ officials say.
The UN chief says Latin American countries must be safeguarded from foreign intervention after the US president threatened military intervention in Venezuela.
President Santos has declared the end of the 50-year old conflict with the former rebels, following the group’s handover of the last batch of its weapons.
Venezuela’s opposition rejects any manner of foreign military intervention two days after Trump said Washington was considering such actions in the crisis-ridden country.
The US would experience 15 times as many difficulties as in the Vietnam War if it enforces a threat of military action against Venezuela, says the country’s foreign minister.
The Venezuelan defense chief censures as the US president’s threat of military action as an act of “craziness” and “supreme extremism.”
The Venezuelan president has vowed to stand up to the United States for its “imperialistic” behavior but said he seeks to meet US President Donald Trump for a “personal conversation.”
Cuba says it is investigating allegations by the United States that unspecified “incidents” caused physical symptoms in some US diplomats in Havana.
The United States has imposed new sanctions on Venezuela following the oil-rich nation’s election of a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution.
President Nicolas Maduro has called for “dialog” and “respect” for his country.
The probe blamed Venezuelan government forces for the 73 deaths in recent protests.
Mexican farmers and workers stage a mass rally to voice their opposition to the 1994 free trade deal with the US and Canada.
Some 40 websites come under cyberattack by hackers apparently supporting a recent armed rebel assault on a Venezuelan military base.
The US is planning additional sanctions for Venezuela following the oil-rich nation’s election of a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution.
Venezuela’s opposition-controlled parliament announces that it will not recognize any decrees issued by the country’s newly formed constitutional assembly.
Venezuelan authorities say an anti-government military action has been crushed near the central city of Valencia.
Leopoldo Lopez was first arrested in 2014 and released to house arrest last month along with another opposition leader Antonio Ledezma.
Venezuela’s new constitutional assembly sacks the attorney general amid a growing unrest.
Heavily armed Brazilian army troops and police launch a pre-dawn crackdown on gangs operating out of slums across Rio de Janeiro.
Venezuela’s president criticizes the prosecutor’s office for failure to control the opposition-led violent protests across the Latin American country.
The controversial legislative super-body of Venezuela has held its first session amid condemnations and protests.
The Venezuelan president strongly rejects the allegation of fraud in the recent vote on a new powerful assembly as ‘an enemy reaction.’
Brazilian lawmakers toss out corruption charges against scandal-plagued President Temer.
A voting technology company claims that the turnout figures for Sunday's vote in Venezuela have been manipulated.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva faces a sixth trial on graft charges related to a sweeping political kickback scheme involving state-owned companies.
Brazilian lawmakers are set to vote on whether to put the president on trial over corruption charges.
Venezuelan arrests the country’s two prominent opposition leaders.
Nieto rejects Trump’s claim that he has received a phone call from the Mexican leader in praise of a controversial border wall.
The Venezuelan president says he will not be intimidated by US threats after Washington announced sanctions on him over the Sunday vote.
The United States has imposed new financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuelans are to stage new protests after a vote for a new assembly tasked with rewriting the constitution.
Election officials put the turnout in the Sunday election at 41 percent, with Maduro hailing the results as a win for the country’s revolution.
People in Venezuela are voting in a controversial election to elect an all-powerful 545-seat Constituent Assembly, which can draft a new constitution.
Venezuelan prosecutors say a candidate in the country’s assembly election has been shot dead.
Canadian PM says his government is taking “very seriously” reports that Saudi Arabia is using Canadian-made armored vehicles in a crackdown on Shias.
President Michel Temer ordered that 8,500 army troops and 1,500 other security personnel be sent to Rio to fight a wave of crime there.
Venezuelans will go to the polls on Sunday to elect 545 members of a planned Constituent Assembly, amid protests and fierce domestic and international opposition.
Six people are killed in an explosion at an illegal gold mine in central Colombia.
Ottawa voices “deep concerns” over the Saudi kingdom’s apparent use of Canadian military equipment in its crackdown on its Shia population.
Fears of open conflict rise as Venezuela’s opposition vows to continue street protests despite a government ban ahead of a controversial election.
The State Department has ordered the family members of US diplomats to leave Venezuela as a political crisis deepens there.
The office of Brazil’s prosecutor-general announced on Thursday that federal police served three arrest warrants and carried out 11 search and seizure orders as part of the so-called Car Wash probe.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the new sanctions imposed by the US on Venezuelan officials are “illegal.”
Leopoldo Lopez called for two days of national strike involving the public and military.
A two-day strike called by the opposition in Venezuela is due to begin shortly in the country in an attempt to increase pressure on the government.
President Maduro says the CIA is plotting with Mexico and Colombia to overthrow the legitimate Caracas government.
A man in Canada has been charged with hate crime over posting anti-Muslim videos online.
Colombia’s major leftist rebel group plans to launch a political party as the group’s key step to transition into civilian life.
Maduro vows to forge ahead with a referendum next week to elect a new national assembly despite a US threat to tighten anti-Caracas bans.
The call for a fresh strike comes in the wake of clashes between government forces and protesters in Caracas.
Mexico’s spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country’s deadliest month in at least 20 years.
The United States is considering financial sanctions against Venezuela to restrict the OPEC nation's oil exports, according to a new report.
Assets worth $4.3 million belonging to Brazil's Lula are confiscated by a court after he is convicted of graft.
Peruvian miners go on a nationwide strike to protest government-proposed labor reforms.
The Venezuelan government vows to go ahead with its plans for a new congress despite the US’ "brutal interventionist" threats of economic sanctions.
The call to strike is meant to halt Maduro's constitution rewrite bid. The Trump administration has also warned Caracas against forming Constituent Assembly.
Opposition says millions voted against President Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution in Sunday's symbolic referendum.
The opposition-organized “plebiscite” was aimed at assessing overall public sentiments toward constitutional reforms proposed by the government.
Cuban President Raul Castro criticizes US President Donald Trump’s partial rollback of the US-Cuban reconciliation deals, calling the move “a setback.”
Fine Canadian spies and analysts sue their bosses over allegations of discrimination and abusive conduct.
A Brazilian congressional committee has handed a symbolic victory to President Michel Temer by rejecting a recommendation to have him tried on graft charges.
A judge has ordered former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife to be jailed for 18 month for money laundering before a trial is launched.
Advocacy groups file a lawsuit against the Washington administration for turning away hundreds of asylum seekers at US-Mexico border.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was found guilty of corruption and money laundering.
Residents in a Mexican town fear that a new volcano is bubbling under the ground after an eruption of gas and smoke emerged from a field, local media reported.
Dozens of armed inmates set fire to a prison in Guyana’s capital Georgetown, engaging in gunfight with security guards.
Venezuela marks the 100th day of protests with demonstrators marching in the capital Caracas.
Lopez's lawyer, who is based in Madrid, confirmed that the opposition leader was released at dawn local time.
Peruvian people hold rallies to protest the possible pardon of former president Alberto Fujimori.
A fire at El Salvador’s Finance Ministry building has left at least one woman dead and 22 other people injured.
A bloody fight between inmates from rival groups has left at least 28 dead in a prison in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco.
A crowd of people believed to have been the supporters of the Venezuelan government on Wednesday attacked the opposition-held Congress in Caracas.
A gun battle between police forces and two rival drug gangs has left at least 15 people dead in northern Mexico.
Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz refused to appear at a court for a hearing on alleged abuse of power and failure to carry out her duties.
Venezuela’s opposition says it would hold an unofficial referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite the constitution.
The Canadian government has held huge celebrations marking 150 year of semi-autonomy amid protests from the indigenous community.
“White Head” had managed to evade capture for three decades by undergoing a plastic surgery on his face.
Dozens of students have been detained by security forces during the latest anti-government protests in Venezuela.
Union workers hold a general strike in major cities across Brazil to protest new proposals by the Temer government on labor rules.
The Venezuelan president vowed to fend off what he called a coup attempt after a “terrorist” attack on key government buildings in the capital, Caracas.
Colombia’s top anti-corruption official has been arrested on charges of money laundering that were filed at a court in the United States.
A police helicopter has attacked Venezuela’s Supreme Court, says President Nicolas Maduro.
The UN announces that Colombia’s leftist rebel group FARC has formally completed its disarmament process.
The top federal prosecutor in Brazil charges President Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes.
A Brazilian court has sentenced former finance minister Antonio Palocci to 12 years in prison for corruption and money laundering.
Watch intense footage of a tourist ferry sinking with some 170 people on board in a reservoir close to Colombia’s city of Medellin.
An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia has killed eight people, authorities say.