Police arrest activists squatting in Venezuelan Embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of the activists who have been staging a protest inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month says four of them have been arrested. Me...

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. Amer...

Group: Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Americas saw the greatest deterioration in press freedom of any part of the world during the last year, a press advocacy group said Thursday. The 2019 World Pre...

Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecuador's president on Tuesday accused Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to give them directions on how to propagate information on topic...

Report: Full-scale UN response needed in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The humanitarian emergency caused by the collapse of the Venezuelan health system requires a full-scale response by the United Nations, two organizations said Thursday. ...

14 US senators introduce bill on the crisis in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of 14 U.S. senators is introducing a bill they say will help restore democracy and address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Sen Bob Menendez...

El Salvador's president-elect criticizes China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has not decided whether to keep relations with China but says the Asian nation is not being respectful to his country. I...

El Salvador's president-elect criticizes China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has not decided whether to keep relations with China but says the Asian nation is not being respectful to his country. I...

World Bank: Venezuela must pay Conoco more than $8 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A World Bank arbitration panel ruled on Friday that Venezuela must pay U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips more than $8 billion as compensation for a decade-old expropriation dispute. ...

Red Cross warns US about risks of sending aid to Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned the United States about the risks of delivering humanitarian aid to Venezuela without the approval of security forces loyal to...

Mexico, US to identify development projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard will host his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo at the end of this month to work on development projects in Central America and southern Mexico. ...

47 US Dems ask Trump to sanction Guatemala government

WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 47 Democratic members of Congress urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on corrupt officials in the government of Guatemala and suspend assistance t...

OAS invokes Inter-American Democratic Charter on Nicaragua

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Organization of American States is calling on the body to formally assess the state of democracy in Nicaragua and possibly to take action to "foster the restoration o...

Report: Military officers, relatives tortured in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement forces in Venezuela have detained and tortured military personnel accused of plotting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, according to two prominent h...

Salvadoran seeks sanctuary, 9 miles from White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — When December 10th came, Rosa Gutierrez Lopez did not go back to El Salvador as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had ordered. Instead, she got herself a room just 9 miles awa...