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Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders

Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Nicaragua released dozens of protest leaders detained amid last year's deadly uprising against President Daniel Ortega, under a controversial new amnesty law that paves the way for fresh talks with the opposition.

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Flies buzzed around the drinking water and food in the home of Ericka Gutiérrez Vásquez, as her 6-year-old son, Darwin, lay bedridden with diarrhea and vomiting.
Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord

Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Roughly a third of the fighters in Colombia's former FARC rebel army have taken up arms again following a 2016 peace accord, posing a growing security risk in the Andean nation, according to a confidential military intelligence report reviewed by Reuters.
Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru

Strong 8.0-magnitude earthquake hits Peru Sun, 26 May, 2019

A powerful 8.0-earthquake struck northern Peru, sending frightened residents rushing into the street. Some injuries but no deaths have been reported.
Guaido blasts Venezuela regime after security forces block congress

Guaido blasts Venezuela regime after security forces block congress Tue, 14 May, 2019

Juan Guaido accused the Venezuelan government of trying to "gag" congress after security forces prevented opposition lawmakers from entering the National Assembly, two weeks after the opposition leader's failed uprising against President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down

Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Sat, 11 May, 2019

Venezuela braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest.
Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Sun, 05 May, 2019

Panamanians vote in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of scandals about bribery and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealth of global elites.
Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Thu, 02 May, 2019

Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets  in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a crisis that increasingly looks like a political stalemate.

Clashes break out at Venezuela May Day protest

Clashes break out at Venezuela May Day protest Wed, 01 May, 2019

 Clashes broke out between opposition supporters and Venezuela's armed forces in the capital Caracas as May Day protests got underway with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Tue, 30 Apr, 2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido  made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although there was little sign of defection from the armed forces leadership and isolated clashes fizzled out.
Thousands protest against Honduras president

Thousands protest against Honduras president Sat, 06 Apr, 2019

Thousands of people marched through the streets of the Honduran capital demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and an investigation of him and his family.
Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures

Argentine unions, workers stage rainy pushback against austerity measures Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

Argentine unions, small business owners and activists took to the rain-drenched streets of Buenos Aires  to protest against austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, which they blame for amplifying worker hardships and sapping growth.
US asks UN Security Council to meet on Venezuela aid

US asks UN Security Council to meet on Venezuela aid Thu, 04 Apr, 2019

 The United States  requested that the UN Security Council hold a meeting next week to discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, diplomats said.
Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela

Russia accuses US of plotting 'coup' in Venezuela Mon, 25 Mar, 2019

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of plotting a "coup" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country.
US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome

US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome Tue, 19 Mar, 2019

Russia and the United States remain split on how to resolve the crisis in Venezuela, officials from both powers said after talks in Rome.
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