With Nicolas Maduro's Venezuela in economic crisis and under fire over human rights, young professionals have been leaving the country in droves. DW met two women hoping for a better future in Panama.
A Venezuelan councilman accused of planning the failed assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro has died while in detention. The government claims he committed suicide; the opposition insists he was killed.
The United Nations has called for a "transparent, independent investigation" into the death of jailed opposition politician Fernando Alban. The opposition has accused Caracas of making Alban's death look like a suicide.
Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Canada have demanded the UN-backed court in The Hague look into Nicolas Maduro's alleged crimes. The unprecedented call came at a crucial moment for global institutions.
The international community should consider "all options," OAS head Luis Almagro said, to help suffering Venezuelans. Almagro reminded Latin American states that the crisis threatens to destabilize the entire region.
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