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General Vladimir Padrino Lopez insists the security forces of President Nicolas Maduro respect the rule of law

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Venezuela’s military has admitted it committed "some excesses" during weeks of political unrest that have left 41 people dead. The military's strategic command chief, General...
Journalist Carlos Berger was murdered on October 19, 1973, by the infamous Caravan of Death during General Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship

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Six victims of Augusto Pinochet’s military government have been reburied in Chile more than 40 years after they were killed. The remains of the six...
More than 150 homes have been destroyed by a huge forest fire in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso

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More than 150 homes have been destroyed by a huge forest fire in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso. Thousands of people are being evacuated...
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has met opposition leaders in crisis talks aimed at quelling weeks of protests

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has met opposition leaders in crisis talks aimed at quelling weeks of protests. Nicolas Maduro opened the talks by shaking hands...
Tungurahua volcano created the huge cloud on Friday in an eruption that lasted just five minutes

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The Tungurahua volcano, south of Ecuador's capital Quito, has erupted, creating a spectacular plume of ash, 6 miles high.The volcano created the huge cloud...
A second 7.6-magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led to mass evacuations

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A second 7.6-magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led...
Chile has deployed military forces to the northern city of Iquique after more than 300 inmates escaped from a women's jail following last night’s 8.2-magnitude earthquake

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Chile has deployed military forces to the northern city of Iquique after more than 300 inmates escaped from a women's jail following last night’s...
Three of the Chilean northern regions have been declared disaster areas after being hit by last night's 8.2-magnitude earthquake

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Three of the Chilean northern regions have been declared disaster areas after being hit by last night's 8.2-magnitude earthquake. At least five people are known...
Chile has been hit by an 8.2-magnitude earthquake, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people

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Northern Chile has been hit by an 8.2-magnitude earthquake, triggering a tsunami alert and killing at least five people. The US Geological Survey (USGS) said...
Mario Vargas Llosa has announced he will travel to Venezuela to back anti-Maduro groups

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Mario Vargas Llosa has announced he will travel to Venezuela to back anti-Maduro groups. The Peruvian Nobel Prize winning author accused President Nicolas Maduro of...
Cuba's National Assembly has passed a new foreign investment law that aims to make the country more attractive to foreign businesses

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Cuba's National Assembly has passed a new foreign investment law on Saturday that aims to make the Communist-run island more attractive to foreign businesses. The...
Giant book Patria Amada explaining Brazil's tax rules has been put on display in front of the National Congress in Brasilia

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Giant book Patria Amada (Beloved Motherland) explaining Brazil's tax rules has been put on display in front of the National Congress in Brasilia, in...
Nicolas Maduro has announced that three air force generals have been arrested for plotting an uprising against his government

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has announced that three air force generals have been arrested for plotting an uprising against his government. Nicolas Maduro said that...
Venezuela has stripped Maria Corina Machado of her Congress mandate after she spoke before the OAS

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Venezuela has stripped leading opposition congresswoman Maria Corina Machado of her mandate after she spoke before the Organization of American States (OAS) last week. Maria...
Air Canada has decided to suspend flights to and from Venezuela

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Air Canada has decided to suspend flights to and from Venezuela, citing concerns over security. Air Canada said it would consider resuming operations once the...
Salvador Sanchez Ceren won 50.11 percent of the votes in the March 9 presidential poll

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Left-wing rebel Salvador Sanchez Ceren’s victory in a tight presidential run-off election has been confirmed by El Salvador's electoral court. The electoral court said Salvador...
A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the northern coast of Chile on Sunday evening

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A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the northern coast of Chile on Sunday evening, prompting a brief evacuation of part of a coastal area but...
Nicolas Maduro has urged the US to discuss peace and sovereignty in a high level commission mediated by the UNASUR

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has urged the US to discuss "peace and sovereignty" in a high level commission mediated by the Union of South...
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua has accused John Kerry of inciting violence and called him a murderer

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US Secretary of State John Kerry has been accused by Venezuela's Foreign Minister Elias Jaua of inciting violence and "murder". Elias Jaua was reacting to...
John Kerry said the OAS, allies and neighbors should demand accountability of Venezuela over the protests

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The government of Venezuela must end its "terror campaign against its own citizens", US Secretary of State John Kerry has said. John Kerry said the...
Salvador Sanchez Ceren would be the first ex-rebel to serve as El Salvador's president

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Salvador Sanchez Ceren - a former El Salvador left-wing rebel - has won a tight presidential run-off election, the country’s electoral tribunal has announced. However,...
Venezuela demonstrators complaining about the high levels of violence and shortages of food staples

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Students and opposition supporters have joined an anti-Nicolas Maduro rally in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas. The government deployed hundreds of government security forces to prevent a...
Nicolas Maduro has accused Panama of conspiring to bring down his government

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Venezuela has given 48 hours to leave the country to Panama's ambassador and three other diplomats amid growing tensions over opposition protests. The move comes...
Nicolas Maduro announced that Venezuela has broken diplomatic relations and frozen economic ties with Panama

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Venezuela has broken diplomatic relations and frozen economic ties with Panama, President Nicolas Maduro announced during Hugo Chavez's first commemoration. Nicolas Maduro’ decision comes after...
The first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death is being marked in Venezuela

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The first anniversary of Hugo Chavez’s death is being marked in Venezuela. Hugo Chavez died of cancer after 14 years as president.His successor, Nicolas Maduro,...
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