Latin America is on the rise with strong regional GDPs and decreasing poverty rates. Yet homicide rates have grown by 30 percent in recent years, threatening to spoil 'Latin America's Decade.'
Venezuela's consul general to Miami was expelled today amid accusations that she assisted with a cyberattack – coordinated by Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela – against the US.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez has for the first time agreed to delegate some power to Vice President Elías Jaua while he is treated in Cuba, but analysts warn of a looming power struggle.
Just days after announcing that he was being treated for cancer in Cuba, Chávez made a surprise return to Venezuela yesterday. He's just in time for today's bicentennial celebrations.
To his supporters, Hugo Chávez is far more than just a president.