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World Oct 04Peru plunges into political crisis, bringing dark days for a dynasty
The dissolution of congress has plunged Peru into its deepest constitutional crisis in nearly three decades, and it may also be the start of a final, bleak chapter for the country's most prominent political dynasty.
World Apr 17Peru’s ex-President Alan García dead after shooting himself
Former Peruvian President Alan García died Wednesday after shooting himself in the head moments after police attempted to detain him amid corruption allegations in Latin America's largest graft probe.
World Mar 07Most of Venezuela suffers power outage
Local media reported Thursday that nearly the entire nation is experiencing a blackout just as workers begin their commute home.
World Feb 24Clean up begins on Venezuela-Colombia border after unrest
Venezuelan migrants on Sunday helped clean debris from a bridge where troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro a day earlier fired tear gas on activists trying to deliver humanitarian aid in violent clashes that left two people dead and some…
World Feb 22Standoff at Venezuela border leaves a dozen injured, at least one dead
The violence came just hours before dueling concerts were to begin on the country's western border with Colombia, where much of the U.S.-supplied aid is being stored in a warehouse.
World Feb 08Volunteers prepare U.S. aid for Venezuela amid political turmoil
The emergency supplies have become the focus of Venezuela's political struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido.
World Feb 06Venezuela military blocks bridge in attempt to impede U.S.-backed aid
The squabble is now the latest front in the battle between opposition leader Juan and President Nicolas Maduro, who is vowing not to let the supplies enter the country. Maduro argues Venezuela isn't a nation of "beggars" and has long…
World Jun 18Colombia’s president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote
BOGOTA, Colombia — President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process.