Venezuela's severe economic crisis prompted the creation of an unusual strategy - a new cryptocurrency called the petro.
The South American country is spiraling further into a humanitarian disaster spurred by the government's economic policies, which have caused inflation to skyrocket 24,571 percent in the past 12 months.
A UN report is calling for the Venezuelan government to bring perpetrators of human rights violations to justice. The UN human rights chief said "impunity must end" in the crisis-stricken country.
Protests in Nicaragua have left as many dead in just two months as the Venezuelan crisis did over the course of several years. And with the country stuck in a political stalemate, experts say anything can happen.
Delcy Rodriguez, foreign minister and head of Maduro's Constituent Assembly is to serve as the president's number two. Rodriguez will be the second woman ever to to hold the post.
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