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Venezuela's former top prosecutor is in Colombia, authorities say

Venezuela's former top prosecutor Luisa Ortega arrived in Colombia on Friday, migration authorities in Bogota said, after she was fired by a controversial new legislative ...

Venezuela government allies seize legislative powers

Caracas - Venezuela's new pro-government constitutional authority formally declared on Friday it was seizing power from the opposition-led legislature, tightening President Nicolas Maduro's grip on th

Ousted Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor Flees to Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor and her husband - two of President Nicolas Maduro's most outspoken critics - fled the country and ...

Entrepreneurs Hope Pence's Latin America Trip Sparks Ideas

More public backing for innovation, more idea exchanges to nurture global trade and more stability. That's what two transnational entrepreneurs hope will result from U.S. ...

Pro-government Assembly in Venezuela Takes Congress' Powers

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly took over the powers of the opposition-led congress Friday, dramatically escalating a standoff between President Nicolas Maduro

Peru Warns of New Drug Hot Spot at Brazil-Colombia Border

LIMA - A new cocaine-producing hot spot is taking root in Peru near its border with Colombia and Brazil, and local authorities worry that ...

Venezuela Supreme Court Orders Dissident Lawmaker's Arrest

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband Thursday after authorities accused him of running a ...

Families Await Remains of 37 Dead in Venezuela Prison Clash

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Officials in Venezuela are pointing fingers at each other over who bears responsibility for clashes between inmates and security forces at ...

Injured Yankees on rehab assignments in Minors

Starlin Castro grounds a ball up the middle and into center field for a base hit, driving in Matt Holliday to extend the Yankees' lead"They ...

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Kissimmee gunfire: Police officer killed, another injured

FLORIDA, U.S. - A police officer was killed and another critically injured in a gun attack in Kissimmee on Friday night.Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said that the incident took place in the

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