Colombia has taken in 1.2 million Venezuelan migrants and refugees since 2015 with a flexible stance toward migration, but some Venezuelans say that Colombians target them with xenophobic slurs and insults on the streets.
Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolás Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaidó who supported his attempted uprising last week.
Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolás Maduro this week.
Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolás Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a crisis that increasingly looks like a political stalemate.
Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.
Reuters witnesses said several dozen mostly young armed men in military uniform accompanying Guaidó exchanged gunfire with soldiers acting in support of Maduro outside the La Carlota air base but the opposition did not appear to be about to take power by force.
For the past month, unprecedented nationwide blackouts in Venezuela have paralyzed the country's industrial sector. The number of companies based in Venezuela has fallen to a tenth of the 5,000 there were two decades ago. The blackouts have only made it worse.
Venezuela's president is the focus of an upcoming PBS Frontline documentary. It's called "The Hugo Chavez Show." And it features excerpts from "Al Presidente!" -- the TV program that Chavez hosts every week.
On Sunday, Venezuelans vote on whether to abolish term limits. That could allow President Hugo Chavez to run again in 2012. Chavez's last attempt to get rid of term limits failed. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The Wall Street Journal's John Lyons in Caracas.
Lisa Mullins speaks with the Carter Center's Jennifer McCoy about yesterday's referendum victory for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Voters decided to do away with term limits for Chavez, allowing him to run for office indefinitely.
Kidnappings in Colombia are down. But the kidnappers are still busy. Colombian guerrillas and criminal gangs are now crossing the border into Venezuela to find new victims for ransom. John Otis reports from San Cristobal, Venezuela.
Swine flu has hit one of the largest isolated indigenous groups in the Amazon. We speak with Fiona Watson, research and field director for Survival International, about the situation. From PRI's The World.
The government of Venezuela has acknowledged that police are involved in up to 20-percent of the country's crime. And so, president Hugo Chavez is forming the country's first ever National Police Force. Will Grant reports.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Angel Falls. The world's highest waterfall is located in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar. Anchor Marco Werman gets reaction from Ben Rodriques of Osprey Expeditions in Caracas, Venezuela.