Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela

Vast gasoline lines form in oil-rich Venezuela

U.S. sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long lines for fuel in the South American nation's second-largest city, Maracaibo. Russ Dallen of the Miami-based brokerage firm Caracas Capital Markets said Sunday ...

Bolivia’s Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints

Bolivia’s Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints

Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid assertions by his opponents that the constitution prohibits him from running again.Morales, ...

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested by police Friday moments after his release from jail by a peace tribunal whose ruling against extraditing him to the U.S. triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate ...

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed

Seventeen people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old Nicaraguan-American dual national was shot dead, a lawyer for several inmates said Friday. Attorney Yonarqui Martínez also ...

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap

Venise Felizor lay on a mattress in a warehouse-turned-shelter on a hot, sticky afternoon with her 20-month-old son, Wesly, in her arms, the boy coughing and wailing after suffering from diarrhea for days.Originally from Haiti, ...

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

Venezuelan government, opposition to talk in Norway

Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, opening a new chapter in a political stalemate after months of ...