Brazil avoided a repeat of history after beating Paraguay 4-3 on penalties and advancing to the Copa America semi-final.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
Brazil cruised into the quarter-finals of the Copa America with a thumping 5-0 victory over Peru at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019
A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide as a result of war, persecution and other violence, the UN refugee agency said.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Colombia got their Copa America campaign off to a flying start by securing a long-awaited win over Argentina.
Sun, 16 Jun, 2019
Philippe Coutinho scored a quickfire double as hosts Brazil kicked off their Copa America campaign with a 3-0 victory over Bolivia.
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
A woman has died in clashes between protesters and security forces in Venezuela.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
The US-backed opposition leader, who considers himself the legitimate president, made the call in a video with soldiers.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
It must take a lot to leave your home, young child, maybe even newborn in tow, to walk a thousand miles to a place you’ve heard separates families at its border and uses “outdoor fenced spaces” as “shelter”.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Oil headed for its best quarter in almost 10 years as the production cuts by Opec and its allies and the loss of barrels due to US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela countered a wobbly demand outlook.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Markets don’t believe Opec’s output plans will work
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Venezuela's vice president is visiting Russia, seeking stronger ties with Moscow amid mounting pressure from the United States.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
The use of force against Venezuela has gained much credence by the appointment by US president Donald Trump of Elliott Abrams as his Venezuelan envoy.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
These shipments are rarely just about saving lives, writes
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
As I write the US is organising the groundwork for a coup in Venezuela. Things are progressing along a tried and tested plan which was used in Chile in 1973 and recently in Ukraine.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Venezuela may be on the brink of civil war. What should we be doing?
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019
Far from bringing freedom and democracy to these countries, US intervention left all of them is chaos.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
It would be mackerel stupid to believe that the international campaign to expel Saddam Hussein’s army from Kuwait in 1990 was undertaken, at vast expense in lives, treasure, and political-system capital, to defend democracy — or for what then passed, and still does, for democracy in the Middle East. There was other, far more lucrative skin in that game.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
Oil jumped as Saudi Arabia prepares to slash shipments to US refiners within weeks in an effort to prevent a price-killing build-up of American stockpiles.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2018
A lot riding on next week’s Opec meeting in Vienna.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Venezuela's constitutional assembly has ordered presidential elections by April 30 as the ruling socialist party seeks to consolidate its grip on power amid a worsening economic crisis.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
The European Union is banning arms sales to Venezuela and setting up a system to restrict travel and freeze assets of some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
The United States has delivered an ominous warning to its citizens to stay away from Cuba and ordered home more than half the US diplomatic staff.
Sat, 30 Sep, 2017
Donald Trump was stroppy at the general assembly, demanding more of other nations, but the US must not shirk its responsibilities, says
Fri, 29 Sep, 2017
The news comes in response to an invitation from the Dominican Republic to explore the possibility of resuming talks on resolving the country's political upheaval.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Security forces in Colombia have killed one of its most-wanted drug fugitives, the alleged number two leader of a ruthless criminal network that arose from disbanded right-wing paramilitary groups to become the nation's largest drug-trafficking organisation.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
The right to private property is one of the tenets of a civilised society and when bankrupt governments begin to impinge upon that sacred right, it is safe to assume that society as we know it is entering a season of decay and decline.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over the powers of the opposition-led congress.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
Venezuela's high court has issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a US$6m extortion ring.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
US vice president Mike Pence is meeting people who have fled from Venezuela to Colombia as he seeks to draw attention to a deepening political crisis under Nicolas Maduro.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
US vice president Mike Pence has tried to strike a balance between Latin American opposition to US military intervention in neighbouring Venezuela, and his boss Donald Trump's assertion that action is an option.
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro is bloodthirsty and corrupt.asks why left-wing leaders in the West refuse to speak out against him
Mon, 14 Aug, 2017
Donald Trump has rejected a request from the Venezuelan president to speak with him on the phone.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
President Nicolas Maduro has vowed that anti-government fighters who attacked a Venezuelan army base will get the "maximum penalty" as his administration roots out his enemies.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
Venezuela's ruling party has installed a new super assembly that supporters promise will bring peace to the country and critics fear will be a tool for imposing dictatorship.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Next Tuesday, August 9, will be the 10th anniversary of one of the events that toppled the Ponzi scheme we had disastrously regarded as an exemplary way of ordering society.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Dominic Calvert-Lewin's calm finish kept Everton's bid for Europa League qualification on course as Ronald Koeman's men edged MFK Ruzomberok 1-0 in Slovakia.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
Venezuela's chief prosecutor is seeking a court order to block Friday's planned installation of a nearly all-powerful assembly to rewrite the country's constitution.
Thu, 03 Aug, 2017
The official count of Venezuelans who participated in the election of an all-powerful constituent assembly was tampered with - off by at least one million votes - the head of a voting technology company said.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
Irish union officialwas one of the international observers invited to Venezuela by the National Electoral Council for this weekend’s poll. He tells the Irish Examiner of what he saw in the troubled South American state.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
A leading activist and an opposition candidate have been killed as voting gets underway in Venezuela for a controversial new assembly.
Sun, 30 Jul, 2017
A few thousand protesters have attempted to reach Venezuela's Supreme Court before clashing with national guardsmen, who responded by launching tear gas.
Sun, 23 Jul, 2017
As the protest death toll tops 115, many in Venezuela are wondering how much longer their country must suffer violence and misrule, writeand
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Venezuelan opposition leaders have called for supporters to escalate street protests after more than 7.1 million people rejected a government plan to rewrite the constitution and consolidate its power.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017