Venezuela's opposition has presented more than a million signatures to election authorities calling for a referendum to remove the country's president. Economic woes have eaten into the left-wing president's popularity.
A Brazilian judge has ordered a 72-hour nationwide shutdown of the popular messaging application WhatsApp. The move reportedly aims to increase pressure on the service to turn over client data records in a criminal case.
Honduran prosecutors say four arrests have been made in connection with the murder of high-profile activist Berta Caceres. Media reports indicate one suspect was employed by a company that Caceres campaigned against.
The environmental organization has lambasted the agreement for giving "special legal rights" to companies. If approved, the trade deal would cover roughly one-third of global trade.
Five years after the world's most wanted man was killed, the CIA has decided to relive the operation as it happened in 2011. The spy agency used social media platform Twitter to recreate the raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
US passengers have arrived in Havana on board a cruise ship from Miami. It is the first cruise ship in decades to depart from a US port for the communist island nation, following the thaw in diplomatic relations.
German media say secret documents reveal the US has pressured the EU to approve a transatlantic free trade deal. The reports say Washington may block easier car exports if the EU doesn't open up its agricultural market.
It's a new time in Venezuela. On Sunday, the clocks in the South American country were brought forward to save electricity. The switch to daylight saving time could be a harbinger of political change.
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Local ceasefires across the country have largely been observed, according to the head of Russia's coordination center in Syria. Now the focus shifts to Aleppo, where fighting has left more than 200 civilians dead.
Colombian authorities have nabbed 'one of the most feared drug lords' in Latin America. Peru remains the world's top producer of cocaine, according to the US State Department.
Moscow's Defense Ministry has scolded the Pentagon for flying a spy plane near the Russian border. But Washington claimed it was flying in international airspace when a Russian jet approached in an "unprofessional way."
As the mandate of an independent committee comes to a close, Mexico has opened an investigation into the head of the federal criminal investigation agency. But questions remain over who was responsible for the tragedy.
Venezuela's largest brewer has closed its last factory due to supply shortages, in the latest in a string of bad news for Latin America's main oil producing economy. There is also food rationing and spiraling inflation.
Thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets to protest labor reforms imposed under President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms. Those work hit by surging inflation are struggling to pay for food and gas.
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