Armed conflict between Venezuela and Colombia is now a real, and terrifying, possibility

Venezuelan soldiers took part in military exercises on the Colombian border on Sept. 10. (Johnny Parra/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BOGOTA, Colombia — Thinking up ways our all-encompassing crisis could get even worse has become a grimly popular parlor game for Venezuelans. For years, … Read More

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe

Migrants from Honduras head north through Guatemala in January 2019. The difficulty and danger of the journey to the US is a factor in a rise in Latin American migrants heading for Europe. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters Venezuelans are behind only Syrians … Read More

Venezuela says it foiled ‘coup’ plot involving U.S., Colombia and Chile

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Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas Wednesday. Venezuela’s socialist government said Wednesday it has derailed an attempted coup, claiming the United States, Colombia and Chile colluded in a plot by … Read More

With Venezuela in ruins, rebel groups seize control along the border

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FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) rebel Gina poses while wearing a Che Guevara necklace following the 10th Guerrilla Conference in the remote Yari plains where the peace accord was ratified by the FARC on September 25, 2016 in El … Read More