Latin America

  • Images

    Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2019

    Colombia’s migration office on Friday said it cancelled over 300 daily entrance passes for Venezuelan politicians and their families who support president Nicolas Maduro.Colombia has...

  • Images

    Five women accuse Costa Rican Nobel winner Arias of misconduct

    Reuters . San Jose | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2019

    More allegations of sexual misconduct have been made against Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias, with five women saying he...

  • Images

    10 killed in Brazil soccer club fire

    Reuters . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 05:48pm on February 08, 2019

    A fire swept through the training centre of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 people, including members of the club’s youth...

  • Images

    Pompeo demands that Venezuela let in US aid

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on February 08, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Wednesday demanded that Venezuela’s military let in US-backed humanitarian aid, which president Nicolas Maduro has alleged is a...

  • Images

    New migrant caravan reaches US-Mexico border

    Agence France-Presse . Nuevo Laredo, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    Around 1,700 migrants traveling by caravan reached the US-Mexican border Tuesday, just as president Donald Trump prepared to give a major speech certain to include...

  • Images

    Guaido challenges Maduro through humanitarian aid

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 01:15am on February 06, 2019

    Boosted by the backing of 19 European Union countries, Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido is ploughing on with his bid to bring humanitarian aid into...

  • Images

    Guaido boosted by Europe backing in Venezuela standoff

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:11pm on February 05, 2019

    International clamour for snap elections in Venezuela intensified on Monday as European powers recognised opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader, after president Nicolas Maduro...

  • Images

    Major EU nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela leader

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:34am on February 05, 2019

    Spain, Britain, France and other EU nations on Monday recognised Venezuela’s opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader after president Nicolas Maduro rejected their ultimatum...

  • Images

    Maduro rejects European ultimatum on elections

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:35am on February 04, 2019

    Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro rejected Sunday an ultimatum by European countries to call snap elections after opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the Latin American...

  • Images

    Venezuelan special police unit blamed for abuses, killings

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on February 04, 2019

    Violence perpetrated by Venezuela’s state security forces has been contributing more and more to the country’s homicide rate, one of the highest in the world.From...