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Venezuelan lawmakers back motion blaming Maduro for economic crisis

Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…

Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic…

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Venezuela closes Colombian border to stop currency 'mafia'

A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.

A day after banning the 100-bolivar banknote from circulation, President Maduro has ordered the 72-hour closure of the Colombian border.

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Latin America rallies to condemn violence against women

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del…

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del…

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Deadly Hurricane Matthew reaches highest level

Hurricane Matthew has turned deadly off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, killing at least one person as it heads north.

Hurricane Matthew has turned deadly off Colombia’s Caribbean coast, killing at least one person as it heads north.

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Venezuela: rival rallies face off over Maduro's future

In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.

In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.

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Venezuelans march to demand recall referendum

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s…

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Shall we dance? - World Tango Championship draws to a close

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

Argentinian dancers Cristian Palomo and Melisa Sacchi have been crowned the Salon Tango world champions in front of a home crowd.

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Venezuela steps closer to voting on ousting Maduro from power

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela's National Election Council says the opposition has collected enough signatures to pave the way for a referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

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Crossing into Colombia

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in

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Celebratory scenes on the streets of Bogota

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

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Hopes for peace as Colombia signs historic ceasefire deal

Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.

Colombia’s president and the leader of its largest rebel army, the FARC have signed an historic ceasefire deal in the Cuban capital Havana.

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Venezuela: euronews investigates "erased signatures" on referendum petition

Critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have accused the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) of seeking to stall the process of instigating a recall…

Critics of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have accused the country’s National Electoral Council (CNE) of seeking to stall the process of instigating a recall…

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US and Venezuela to hold high-level talks

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demonstrated in Caracas on Tuesday to defend their champion and reject calls for a referendum that could force the chosen heir of the late socialist f

Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro demonstrated in Caracas on Tuesday to defend their champion and reject calls for a referendum that could force the chosen heir of the late socialist f

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Brazil: boom to bust story continues as GDP shrinks again

Brazil's economy shrank for the fifth straight quarter between January and March. Agriculture, industry and services all declined amid a political crisis and sweeping bribery scandal.

Brazil's economy shrank for the fifth straight quarter between January and March. Agriculture, industry and services all declined amid a political crisis and sweeping bribery scandal.

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Venezuela president declares 60-day state of emergency

Venezuela’s president has announced a 60-day state of emergency, blaming the economic woes in his country on US efforts to topple his leftist

Venezuela’s president has announced a 60-day state of emergency, blaming the economic woes in his country on US efforts to topple his leftist