- Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.
- Indigenous protesters chase off police in Ecuador town Updated: Aug-19-15 11:04 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - Indigenous protesters wielding spears in southeastern Ecuador sent police and soldiers fleeing Wednesday in a clash that Interior Minister Jose Serrano said injured eight security force members.
- About 325,000 live in shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano Updated: Aug-17-15 8:26 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuadorean authorities said Monday that up to 325,000 people live in areas that could be threatened by fast-moving mud and rock flows if there is a major eruption of the Cotopaxi volcano.