Ecuador’s labour unions, along with its sizeable indigenous population, are fed up with the IMF-imposed policies of the socialist President Lenin Moreno.
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.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro ordered to halt talks with representatives of opposition leader Juan Guaido, blaming the latest sanctions by the US President Donald Trump.
The power in the capital went out after 4 pm (2000 GMT) and immediately backed up traffic as stop lights and the subway stopped working during rush hour.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro renewed his call for a political dialogue as thousands joined pro- and anti-government rallies to mark Independence Day celebrations.
A UN report says that security operations in 2018 linked to cases of "resistance to authority," resulted in 5,287 deaths in Venezuela.
Venezuelan officials say they have foiled a plot to overthrow the government that included assassinating President Nicolas Maduro and his closest political allies.
The Trump administration banned group educational travel and cruise ship visits by Americans to Cuba to pressure the Caribbean island's government to stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
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.
The prolonged political deadlock in Venezuela needs to be settled so the country can begin the road to recovery.
The International Federation of Red Cross confirmed that medicine and supplies to treat patients landed in Caracas after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government gave approval.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro aims to raise the number of militia members to three million by year-end from what he says was more than 2 million currently.
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