Opinion

The 'alternative facts' of a coup

Why are military rulers so keen to deny what they have really done?

Claudio Sopranzetti

by Claudio Sopranzetti

Claudio Sopranzetti

Venezuela

Venezuela pumps below OPEC target

As Venezuela's energy sector struggles to meet OPEC output target, rival producers have started to plug the gap.

Chile

Chile heads to presidential vote run-off in December

Conservative Sebastian Pinera will face socialist Alejandro Guiller after neither candidate wins 50 percent of the vote.

Sebastian Pinera to face Alejandro Guillier in run-off

Social media

Venezuela media law: 'Threat to freedom of expression'?

Human rights groups fear a law passed to curb hate in social media will silence anyone critical of Maduro's government.

Venezuela media law: 'Threat to freedom of expression'?

Counting the Cost

Venezuela in default: What next?

As the oil-rich country fails to pay its debt, we examine what happens next and what it means for its people.

Opinion

The world's saints and sinners, according to Canada

Venezula's government is bad, but the US and Israel's are good. Why?

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Latin America

Venezuela debt crisis adds to its humanitarian woes

Venezuela missed a second deadline for a large payment on its debt due in October, and is now facing humanitarian and debt crises.

Counting the Cost

The cost of Saudi Arabia's purge

As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's anti-corruption purge widens, we ask how much money is at stake.

Politics

Venezuela's opposition suffers 'deep political crisis'

Analysts say this month's regional elections have exposed fractures within the opposition coalition.

Venezuela's opposition suffers 'deep political crisis'

Elections

Venezuela opposition 'faces divisions' after elections

Analysts say divisions within the coalition and 'ambivalent discourse' led to defeat in last week's regional elections.

Latin America

Venezuela's opposition governors refuse to be sworn in

Five new Venezuelan governors from the only states won by the opposition have refused to be sworn in before President Nicolas Maduro's controversial Constitutional Assembly.

Politics

Venezuela's Maduro: 'We have made a feat'

The president sends a message to the nation and other countries after success in regional elections.

US & Canada

Venezuelans defiant in the face of US travel ban

US President Donald Trump's third attempt to ban travel to the US from several countries has been blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii, just hours before the executive order was to go into full effect in a number of countries, including Venezuela.

Latin America

Venezuela's opposition refuses to accept elections results

Venezuela's opposition leaders are calling for street protests unless there is a full recount.

Elections

Venezuela: Mixed reaction online after election results

Some pointed to 'fraud', while others celebrated after surprise victory for ruling party in gubernatorial elections.

Venezuela: Mixed reaction online after election results