Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas Maduro and his closest political allies.
A Harvard archeologist and historian is exploring the possibility of finding Europe's 'first mosque' in Reccopolis, an old Visigothian city, which was taken over by the Muslim conquerers of Spain in the early 9th Century.
Colombian President Ivan Duque arrived in Lima during a state visit to Peru amid discussions on migration. Duque was greeted by an honour guard upon his arrival at the presidential palace.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blames an international conspiracy for the attempt on his life, but that won't be enough to distract from the country's impending bankruptcy.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday's election, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.
The move cements an opposition split as socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro seeks re-election despite an economic crisis and global censure.
Peru had rescinded Nicolas Maduro's invitation to the Summit of Americas, but Venezuela's president has other ideas. The Eighth Summit of the Americas will be held on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru.
The opposition has condemned the rush to hold the election, saying it undercuts political negotiations and gives President Nicolas Maduro an opportunity to engineer a second term for himself.
The Maduro government is considering ejecting Canadian and Brazilian envoys who have been accused of meddling in local Venezuelan politics.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s statement came as the country holds talk with its creditors aiming to restructure about $60 billion debt.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro claimed “emphatic victory” in Sunday’s regional elections after winning 17 out of 23 states. But the opposition has rejected the results.
The sanctions freeze any assets Maduro may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with him. Maduro says the sanctions reflect Trump's "desperation" and "hatred" for Venezuela's socialist government.
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