Since hundreds of doctors have fled Venezuela, a group of medical students has been helping people injured during anti-government protests. Over 50 people have been killed since the unrest began.
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.
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.
The government of President Nicolas Maduro has said the release of jailed activists is meant to foster dialogue. Opposition lawmakers have dismissed the move as a token gesture by a dictatorship.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected to a second six-year term. Rival candidates have rejected the electoral process and called for new elections. The vote was marked by low turnout.
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