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Latin America marches sideways

Growth has slowed, which will increase poverty and fuel further social unrest, which in turn will push leaders to the political centre

Rubber bullets well past their sell-by date

Police must distinguish between those acting violently and other protesters when using force

In Venezuela, special police force wreaks havoc in slums

Hundreds of residents who have been killed by the Special Action Forces (FAES) in what their loved ones and advocacy groups said were "executions"

Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US

Trump took the step "in light of the continued usurpation of power by Nicolas Maduro and persons affiliated with him, as well as human rights abuses"

Maduro ‘optimistic’ after opposition talks resume in Barbados

Delegations from both sides arrived in Barbados Monday morning to revive discussions, after a previous round in Norway petered out

Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados

​Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said

Guaido rules out new Venezuela talks for now

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido says there are no plans to re-open talks with the 'murderous dictatorship' of President Nicolas Maduro

Istanbul shows how democracy is won

This year’s local elections — originally held on March 31 — have been widely regarded as a referendum on Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule

Venezuela says it thwarted ‘coup’ bid

​Venezuela's government says it has derailed a coup bid, claiming the US, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot to assassinate President Maduro

Venezuela’s former spy chief says Maduro could yet fall

The Venezuelan president could still lose power as the country is still going through an economic crisis

Venezuela’s Guaido says Norway talks to continue

Delegations representing the Venezuelan rivals met face-to-face in Oslo for the first time this week in a process begun two weeks ago

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising

​Venezuela will prosecute seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by opposition leader Juan Guaido

Backers ‘failed to follow through’ in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader

Juan Guaido said it was "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the armed forces aren't immune."

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest

Tensions in Venezuela have been ratcheted up after Juan Guaido announced on January 23 that he was the acting president under the constitution.

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