Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took office 100 days ago, following the death of Hugo Chavez. But while he has kept up his mentor's demagogy, he hasn't inherited his popularity.
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.
Venezuela is mired in crises. Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza spoke to DW about how the opposition and the US have brought the country to the brink of ruin and why Maduro's government backs socialism.
Seventeen people have been killed at a crowded nightclub after the detonation of a tear gas canister. Eight of those who died were under the age of 18.
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