Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visits the White House this week to strengthen relations between the Western Hemisphere’s largest two economies. Mr. Bolsonaro's political rhetoric is often compared to that of President Donald Trump.
Nearly a week into the power outage, Venezuelans are finding creative ways to overcome it. Some congregate on the side of a Caracas highway for the slightest cellphone signal to connect with loved ones abroad.
Long lines are forming at mountain springs and gas stations as Venezuela's political fallout drags on. This has fueled a blame game between supporters and opponents of Nicholás Maduro's government about who is responsible for the collapse of the power grid.
Canada's Treasury Board president has resigned, citing loss of confidence in the government over its handling of a scandal related to former Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. One resignation is rare, but two reveals deeper divisions in the cabinet, observers say.
Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaidó said that he will be coming home after visiting Brazil and Paraguay to lobby for international pressure on Nicolás Maduro's military-backed government, which had accused Mr. Guaidó of leaving the country illegally.