Refusing to back down amid a mounting battle over Venezuela's humanitarian crisis, the government of President Nicolas Maduro says it will hold its own huge concert to rival one being organized by a billionaire backer of opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Mexico's new U.N. ambassador says a fresh effort should be made to persuade Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido to discuss their differences without preconditions and try to find a solution to their country's crisis.
Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening across Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters over skyrocketing prices and allegations of corruption.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has officially dismissed his key aide in charge of dealings with congress, days after a newspaper linked him to a corruption scandal involving phony candidates and the misuse of campaign funds.
Ophelia could become the 10th consecutive storm to grow to hurricane strength in the Atlantic Ocean this season, tying a record set in the late 1800s. Earlier this year NOAA predicted more hurricanes than usual this season. The National Hurricane