As of 2019, the US has imposed nearly 8,000 sanctions on several countries, organisations and individuals.
The interim government has appointed a US ambassador for the first time in 11 years, and has recognised Venezuela’s President Maduro’s challenger Juan Guaido.
Former leader Lula da Silva returns to his trade union stronghold near Sao Paulo city to address supporters, a day after walking free from jail and amid President Bolsonaro's swipes.
The show took producer Claudia Salazar three years to secure sponsorship to finance the show.
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has given Nicolas Maduro's diplomatic corps two days to leave the country. But he hasn't entirely closed the door to Venezuelan representation.
Opponents said prohibiting flights would simply make it harder for Cuban-Americans to visit their families outside the capital, without making a significant impact on the Cuban government.
Thousands of protesters are seeking to intensify pressure on Ecuador's president after a week of unrest sparked by fuel price hikes.
Violence has persisted in the country's capital since last week when President Lenín Moreno's decision to end subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices.
The UN Human Rights Council voted to send a team of investigators to investigate alleged violations while the EU imposed sanctions on seven Venezuelan intelligence and security officials.
Sixteen nations voted to employ a regional defence treaty to impose sanctions against the oil-rich country which suffers from hyperinflation and shortages of basic goods.
Venezuelan officials launched an investigation based on photos appearing in social media allegedly showing opposition leader Juan Guaido posing with two suspected members of a Colombian drug-trafficking group.
US President Donald Trump says he is considering five people to replace ousted national security advisor John Bolton, who, he says, was not aligned with his administration's priorities.
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