Today, the Venezuelan government announced its electricity rationing plan will now include power outages across the country.

The Bolivian government accused Peruvian President Alan García on Monday of auctioning Peru’s natural resources to transnational companies and repressing his country’s indigenous population.

Brazil’s Senate ratified Venezuela’s entry into Mercosur on Tuesday, but approval from Paraguay remains a final hurdle to expanding Latin America’s largest trade bloc.

The Venezuelan government’s move to close four private banks plunged the price of the Bolivar and the country’s widely trade 2027 global bond as jittery investors pulled money out of the financial system to put it overseas.

A water rationing regime began today in Caracas and may last as long as six months depending on climatic conditions. During this period, residents throughout the Venezuelan capital and other affected cities will go without running water for as long as 48 hours per week.


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