Maduro rejects ‘one-sided’ international forum on Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he rejects a call by European and Latin American ministers to hold new presidential elections as soon as possible. SOUNDBITE

Aid arrives at Venezuela border, US rejects dialogue with Maduro

Trucks carrying desperately-needed humanitarian aid for crisis-wracked Venezuela arrive at its border with Colombia as ministers from more than a dozen European and Latin American countries call on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to hold “free” presidential elections with the US criticizing their move.

US humanitarian aid arrives at Colombia-Venezuela border

Trucks carrying humanitarian aid shipments for Venezuela arrive at the Colombia-Venezuela border, as EU and Latin American ministers meet in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the country’s crisis. IMAGES of trucks arriving

Trucks with humanitarian aid are heading to Cucuta

Trucks carrying humanitarian aid are on their way to Cucuta, a Colombian city at the Venezuelan border, as ministers from more than a dozen European and Latin American states began meeting in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the crisis as the rival leaders clashed in Caracas over allowing humanitarian aid into the impoverished country. IMAGES

EU, Latin American leaders meet in Uruguay on Venezuela crisis

Ministers from more than a dozen European and Latin American states begin meeting in Montevideo to negotiate a solution to the Venezuelan crisis as President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido clashed in Caracas over allowing humanitarian aid into the crisis-wracked country. IMAGES

Venezuelans abroad cautiously hopeful for Guaido’s leadership

Venezuelans who immigrated to other Latin American countries express hope that with the rise of opposition leader Juan Guaido, change will finally come to Venezuela and they will be able to return home.

In Panama, student painters put finishing touches on pope mural

Students in a painting workshop in Panama get ready to complete the mural that will grace the walls for Pope Francis’s final mass during his visit to the Latin American country.