Venezuela's opposition has just be delivered a potential martyr as Leopoldo Lopez surrenders on charges that he is responsible for the country's current violent protests.
Authorities have detained six people accused of using explosives-laden drones in a failed bid to assassinate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, officials say. They have been accused of "terrorism."
Catholic bishops "wanted to cause a coup d'etat in Nicaragua," President Daniel Ortega told his supporters while marking the anniversary of the 1979 revolution. Ortega also hinted at a US-led conspiracy to topple him.
A group of countries from the Americas says it will scale down diplomatic relations with Venezuela after what it described as an illegitimate presidential election. The 14 states have pledged to recall their ambassadors.
As Venezuela's crisis spirals out of control, neighboring countries are looking out for themselves, shutting their borders to refugees. But experts warn the crisis cannot be resolved without a multilateral effort.
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