A stronger relationship between the two will trigger another headache for the US, but this time in its own hemisphere.
Florida-based ex-Green Beret Jordan Goudreau says he was working with the two US war veterans, who earlier served with him in the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a mission launched under a contract with Juan Guaido to “liberate” Venezuela.
Nicolas Maduro's comments draw criticism from human rights activists and others who noted Venezuelans already are struggling to provide food, clothes and health care for their families.
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.
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