Venezuelan President Maduro wants to rewrite the constitution in support of his government, a move the opposition says would allow the president to eliminate the few remaining checks on his power.
Mr. Trump has threatened to ditch NAFTA if he cannot rework it to the benefit of the US, arguing it has fueled a trade deficit with Mexico and cost thousands of US jobs.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was the biggest victim yet of 'Operation Car Wash' – the country’s widespread graft investigation – when he was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 10 years in prison.
Economic and political crises have continued escalating throughout months-long protests – a situation President Nicolás Maduro says can only be fixed with a new assembly, and a new constitution. Critics call it a final turning point away from democracy.
Venezuela has elected to create a constitutional assembly that some worry would give undue authority to President Nicholas Maduro.
A growing number of refugees from Central America seek asylum in Mexico instead of the United States, which many now see as increasingly hostile and unwelcoming.
Almost since its founding 150 years ago, Canada has built a reputation for forging consensus, particularly on the international stage. And as Washington withdraws from the global community, Justin Trudeau is doubling down on Canada's values.
President Maduro classified an assault on Venezuela’s Supreme Court, strafed by a helicopter on Tuesday but injured no one, as a ‘terrorist attack,’ while social media users accused the president of staging the incident as a ruse to crack down on rebellious citizens.
United States and Central American officials agree that addressing problems of illegal immigration and drug trafficking through economic aid will benefit both sides of the border.
President Michel Temer was expected to bring stability to a country reeling in the wake of a wide-ranging corruption scandal. But plea-bargain testimony from that case now appears to implicate him, as well, complicating Brazil's road to recovery.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has agreed to hand over the last 40 percent of their arms to the United Nations by June 20, following through with a peace deal signed last year with the government.