Latin America

As gold trade booms, Venezuela eyes stronger Turkey ties

Facing multiple domestic crises and international isolation, Venezuela has found an unlikely ally in Turkey.

As gold trade booms, Venezuela eyes stronger Turkey ties

Venezuela

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage as economy struggles

President Nicolas Maduro raised the minimum wage by 300 percent, the first rise this year.

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage as economy struggles

Inside Story

What does Maduro have to offer?

Nicolas Maduro begins a second disputed term as Venezuela's president.

Venezuela

Pompeo calls Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro government 'illegitimate'

US calls for 'orderly transition' to a new government, days after Maduro began a disputed second term as president.

Pompeo calls Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro government 'illegitimate'

Venezuela

Maduro opponents hold protest, call for new Venezuela elections

The president of Venezuela's National Assembly says he is ready to assume leadership of the country and call for new elections to remove President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela

Venezuela Congress leader challenges Maduro's right to presidency

Leader of the opposition-controlled parliament says he's ready to assume presidency until new elections are held.

Venezuela Congress leader challenges Maduro's right to presidency

Venezuela

Venezuela: Maduro begins second term amid increasing isolation

Several countries have said they will not recognise President Nicolas Maduro's new term in Venezuela.

Peru

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's new term has been widely condemned as illegitimate.

Peru, Paraguay recall diplomats over Maduro inauguration

Venezuela

Military personnel, relatives tortured in Venezuela: HRW

New report says detainees were strangled, deprived of food and had the soles of their feet cut with razor blades.

Military personnel, relatives tortured in Venezuela: HRW

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Venezuela

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan media magnate

Raul Gorrin allegedly led a currency exchange network, which the Treasury says stole $2.4bn.

US slaps sanctions on Venezuelan media magnate

Venezuela

Venezuela: Ex-Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

Christian Zerpa says Venezuela's Supreme Court is 'an appendage' of Nicolas Maduro's government.

Venezuela: Ex-Supreme Court judge flees to US, denounces Maduro

Nicolas Maduro

'Venezuela will be respected': Maduro defends rule as legitimate

Nicolas Maduro defends 'legitimacy' ahead of his controversial inauguration for a second six-year term.

'Venezuela will be respected': Maduro defends rule as legitimate

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Colombia

Colombia condemns 'plot' to kill president, arrests Venezuelans

Minister says 'internal and external actors' were responsible for threats to President Ivan Duque's life.

Colombia condemns 'plot' to kill president, arrests Venezuelans