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Venezuela suspends expulsion of US diplomats

Order to expel diplomats suspended for 30 days, as Washington calls on countries to ‘pick a side’. Venezuela postponed a showdown with the United States by suspending a demand that US diplomats leave the country, as Washington called on the world to “pick a side” in the South American nation’s fast-moving crisis. President Nicolas Maduro broke […]

Venezuela in crisis: All the latest updates

The latest updates as the power struggle between Venezuelan President Maduro and opposition leader Guaido intensifies. Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis amid a growing row over President Nicolas Maduro’s future as the country’s leader.  Maduro started a second term on January 10, following a widely boycotted election last year that many foreign […]

Alarm at Mexico butterfly activist’s disappearance

Concern is growing in Mexico about an environmental activist and expert on the monarch butterfly who has been missing for more than a week. Homero Gómez manages a butterfly sanctuary in western Michoacán state, a region which is notorious for its violent criminal gangs. Rights groups fear illegal loggers may have targeted Mr Gómez for […]

‘Why I’m leaving’ – the new migrant caravan

Hundreds of Hondurans have set off on a new migrant caravan towards the United States. An estimated 500 left early on Tuesday from the bus terminal in the crime-ridden Honduran city of San Pedro Sula. Another group of about 300 set off a few hours later. It comes as thousands of Hondurans and other Central […]

Mexico to stop migrant group trying to reach US

Mexico says it will not grant transit visas or free passage for hundreds of migrants who have left Honduras in an attempt to reach the US border. The interior ministry said officers would check the status of each migrant and offer them the option of remaining in the country legally. On Wednesday, Honduran police fired […]

Three killed in Havana as tornado rips through Cuba

Rare twister hits one of the capital’s poorest districts leaving a deadly trail while injuring scores of people. A powerful tornado ripped through the Cuban capital, Havana, killing at least three people, officials have confirmed. At least 172 others were injured. The tornado, which hit Havana on Sunday, was classified as EF4 with winds touching […]

Venezuela's Guaido lays out broad vision for the country

During the speech, the self-declared interim president says police went to his home in an attempt to intimidate him. Venezuela’s self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido presented the opposition’s broad vision for the country’s future on Thursday, as the political crisis in the country deepened.  “We have a plan, well thought out, structured,” Guaido said at the […]

Outrage in Mexico over videos mocking viral feminist anthem

Videos mocking anti-rapist song shows violence against women has been ‘made invisible’ among many men, feminists say. A series of videos have surfaced in Mexico showing men and male teenagers appearing to mock a feminist anthem, sparking criticism on social and in traditional media and among women’s rights activists and allies. Born in Chile, the feminist anthem […]

Why is Bolivia expelling foreign diplomats?

Bolivia has announced it is expelling Mexico’s ambassador and two Spanish diplomats, following a tense incident at the Mexican diplomat’s residence on Friday. Spain has since reciprocated the move, while Mexico claims it had already recalled its ambassador owing to concerns over her safety. What has caused this sudden breakdown of relations? It essentially comes […]

Chile plane en route to Antarctica goes missing with 38 on board

Plane carrying 17 crew members and 21 passengers ‘lost radio communication’ after taking off from Punta Arenas city. A Chilean military plane with 38 people on board “lost radio communication”, after taking off from the south of the country for a base in Antarctica, Chile’s Air Force said on Tuesday. The C-130 Hercules took off […]