The United States on Thursday warned of "consequences" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's security services if they continue with a crackdown against opposition leader Juan Guaido and his aides.
The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend.
detained opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff on
Thursday in a pre-dawn raid, an escalating crackdown by
President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White
House said would "not go unanswered."
Brazilian financial markets
fell in highly volatile trading on Thursday as investors feared
former President Michel Temer's arrest on graft charges could
slow proposed pension reform seen as critical to injecting life
into a tepid economic recovery.
Brazilian financial markets fell in highly volatile trading on Thursday as investors feared former President Michel Temer's arrest on graft charges could slow proposed pension reform seen as critical to injecting life into a tepid economic recovery.
Latin American currencies weakened on
Thursday as the dollar soared, while Brazil shares fell sharply
following the arrest of a former president of the country on
A slump in the dollar's top European rivals, the euro and
pound sterling, on Brexit worries helped the greenback shrug off
the Federal Reserve's surprisingly more dovish stance on
Mexico's peso fell for the first time in
Venezuela's interior minister said on Thursday that authorities had arrested opposition leader Juan Guaido's chief of staff for his involvement in an alleged "terrorist cell" that was planning attacks against high-level political figures.
Citgo Petroleum, the U.S.-based
subsidiary of Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA, is seeking to
raise $1.8 billion through a three-year term loan to cover
operating expenses and to refinance existing debt, three people
close to the deal told Reuters on Thursday.
is a collection of country and region web sites providing local news and information to a worldwide audience.
Use InsideWorld’s headlines available on this site to access the latest stories. Or sign up today.