Venezuela's Supreme Court opened criminal cases Monday against four National Assembly lawmakers opposed to President Nicolas Maduro, accusing them of rebellion and treason for their part in a failed military uprising.
After a long election campaign, Uruguayans live the last days before the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on Sunday, November 24. The latest polls before the ballotage positions the nationalist Luis Lacalle Pou as the next president of the country, breaking the hegemony of the left that the Frente Amplio (Broad Front) imposed in the last 15 years.
With less than ten days for the Argentine presidential election, the catch-all Peronist movement that has dominated the country's political scene for decades managed a family picture with all groupings united in support of the presidential ticket headed by Alberto Fernandez and ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
The front-runner in Argentina’s presidential election reached out to undecided voters on Sunday, promising both orthodox and unorthodox policies to cure the country’s deep economic troubles.
Argentina's opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernández took distance from her mentor and vice president companion, Cristina Fernandez, saying that the food situation in Venezuela is under no means comparable to Argentina.
The government of President Nicolas Maduro on Friday thanked Norway for its mediation efforts to build a “dialogue” with the Venezuelan opposition after both sides sent delegations to Oslo.
Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets nationwide on Saturday, less than a week after power outages left many without basic services and water. US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in late January, called on his supporters to gather in the capital Caracas and different areas around the country to protest against President Nicolas Maduro and the “tragic” conditions plaguing the country.
Venezuelan authorities on Monday approved a new, privately run foreign exchange system that will operate in parallel to the official currency control system, as an emboldened opposition challenges President de facto Nicolás Maduro.