A House committee has issued a report condemning Boeing as the FAA over two fatal 737 Max crashes. Japan’s parliament has voted for Yoshihide Suga to become the country’s first new prime minister in almost eight years. UN investigators have said that security forces in Venezuela committed systematic human rights abuses.
COVID-19 has left Venezuelans across the region reeling and with dwindling options, at the same moment the World Health Organization declared Latin America the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
Juliette Herrera spent nearly a decade obtaining her college degree. When the coronavirus pandemic canceled her graduation ceremony, her family and friends found another way to celebrate her achievement.
As May Day celebrations and rallies have been curtailed, workers around the world are pushing for their rights. Fuel shortages are making life harder for Venezuelans, especially essential workers. And even as Lebanon teeters on the edge of economic collapse, some Americans are choosing to ride out the pandemic there. Meanwhile, Sweden's gardeners have become real party poopers.
A year has passed since 1,400 soldiers defected from Venezuela's military hoping for the ouster of President Nicolás Maduro. But Maduro is still firmly in control and some soldiers feel they gambled their careers away while they struggle to get by in neighboring Colombia.
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump welcomed Juan Guaidó at the State of the Union speech, while other members of Venezuela’s National Assembly lobbied at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, with the support of Washington’s mission.
Protests are erupting throughout Venezuela as a planned vote on constitutional reforms draws near. The reforms would expand President Hugo Chavez's power...and - critics say -- severely weaken one of South America's oldest democracies. Reporter Ruxandra Guidi has more from Venezuela's capital, Caracas.
President Bush called Colombia's president to express US support for the South American nation. Colombia sparked a regional crisis with a military operation inside Ecuador that killed a Colombian rebel leader
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham for the latest on the crisis involving Ecuador, Venezuela, and Colombia, as Venezuela said today that its deployment of troops to the border with Colombia is nearly complete now,
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Latin America expert Michael Shifter about the now-resolved crisis between Colombia and its neighbors Venezuela and Ecuador; Shifter says the crisis ended when Colombia and Venezuela essentially check-mated each other.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about a joint venture by Venezuela and Iran: the two oil producers are joining forces to produce bicycles in government-run, socialist factories.
Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's James Ingham in Caracas about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's surprise call for Colombia's FARC rebels to release all their hostages and seek a negotiated settlement with the Colombian government.
Venezuelans haven't felt the pinch of rising food prices as badly as many consumers have around the world because President Hugo Ch-vez is using his country's ample oil revenues to subsidize food at the local markets