Venezuela has been in an ongoing political and socioeconomic crisis for years.
The Caribbean country woke up with the call to take the streets by the president in charge Juan Guaidó, who appeared in a video in the early hours of the morning along with former presidential candidate Leopoldo López, who was imprisoned for more than four years by the Nicolás Maduro regime.
The ongoing crisis in Venezuela has forced residents to find often precarious alternatives to public transportation.
The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, also warned the Maduro administration that the U.S. would respond "proportionately" to Venezuela's expulsion of U.S. diplomats.
The presidential elections in Venezuela are marked by a historical abstention and an international community that refuses to recognize the results. Meanwhile, the country slowly disappears between disaster, hunger and despair.
Los comicios presidenciales en Venezuela se vieron marcadas por una abstención histórica y el desconocimiento internacional de la democracia en el país.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has won re-election until 2025 amid mounting criticisms.
Nicaragua has been experiencing a new wave of violence in its streets for several weeks, fueled by the reform promoted by the current government of Daniel Ortega.
Desde hace varias semanas, Nicaragua vive una nueva oleada de violencia en sus calles, alimentada por la reforma impulsada por el gobierno actual de Daniel Ortega que incluye un aumento de contribuciones individuales en el sistema de pensiones.
AL DIA talked with Venezuelan-American writer Sebastian Castillo, author of "49 Venezuelan novels" and professor of Creative Writing at various universities in Philadelphia.
President Nicolas Maduro said that he had approved the hike as "a shield against the criminal economic war of the neoliberal oligarchy and the International Monetary Fund" that he claims is being waged against his government.
The deportation of Venezuelan refugees from Trinidad puts international agencies on alert.
La deportación de refugiados venezolanos desde Trinidad pone en alerta a agencias internacionales.
El escritor venezolano Sebastian Castillo, profesor de Escritura Creativa en Filadelfia, reflexiona sobre su pasado latinoamericano en su novela de microrrelatos "49 Venezuelan Stories".
With the announcement of the victory of Vladimir Putin in the presidential elections in Russia, many wonder if President Trump will also endorse the anticipated results of two similar elections in Latin America.
Con el anuncio de la victoria de Vladimir Putin en los comicios presidenciales en Rusia, muchos se preguntan si el Presidente Trump avalará también los anticipados resultados de dos elecciones similares en América Latina.
El presidente colombiano Juan Manuel Santos urge ante Tillerson a restaurar la democracia en Venezuela.
The European Union on Friday condemned in the strongest terms the decision by Venezuela to expel the Spanish ambassador from the country and called on Venezuelan authorities to reverse the move.
Gerali Rodríguez, inmigrante venezolana en Barcelona, lidera un proyecto solidario para colaborar en el envío de medicamentos a su país.
The leftist administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in March 2016 created a system of subsidized food boxes aimed at mitigating shortages at grocery stores and supermarkets, but those establishments" shelves are practically empty a year and nine months later and complaints and denunciations of fraud are growing.
The Venezuelan government and opposition began Friday in Santo Domingo the second day of dialogue, looking for solutions to their country's ongoing crisis.
Nicolás Maduro acusa a Portugal de boicotear el tradicional jamón cocido de Navidad.
Protests broke out early Thursday in Venezuela when people angry over shortages of gas, water and food for holiday meals took to the streets, media reports said.
The Brazilian government on Monday (Dec. 25th) declared persona non grata the charge d'affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Brasilia, Gerardo Antonio Delgado Maldonado, as a reprisal for the same decision by Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly with regard to the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas.
Venezuelan political prisoners released for Christmas are scheduled to appear in the courts handling their cases, in order to find out under what conditions they will live after being freed, attorneys of some of the over 40 people liberated from prison told EFE.
A total of "498 violations of freedom of expression" occurred in Venezuela between January and December, the National Press Workers Guild (SNTP) said Wednesday.