Venezuela’s opposition has split over whether to join talks with the government following two months of protests against inflation and rising crime that have left at least 39 people dead.
Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer said he sees no room for a fuel price increase before elections in October and that inflation surpassing 6.5 percent would be a “disaster.”
Amnesty International has received dozens of accounts of torture allegedly carried out by government security forces in Venezuela since protests that have left at least 37 dead broke out in February.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to expand its review of President Barack Obama’s push to guarantee insurance coverage for contraceptives, rejecting appeals from Catholic groups, including the archdiocese of Washington.
The University of Dayton’s basketball team is flying high on the court and off, competing with -- and out earning -- powerhouses with bigger athletic programs.
It’s over time, over budget and, until Russia pounced on Crimea, it looked like NATO’s new headquarters would be underused.
Angola, Africa’s second-largest crude oil producer, could ease inequality by diverting 10 percent of petroleum revenue to the poor, the World Bank said.
An opposition march into central Caracas against police repression was broken up by security forces using water cannons and tear gas after the government hardened its stance against demonstrators.
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo took the lead in a poll by the South American country’s Catholic University, ahead of April’s election.
Venezuela’s central bank suspended the first dollar auction on its complementary foreign exchange system called since the South American country announced a partial devaluation Jan. 22.
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