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Latin America Takes U.N. Stage to Pressure World to Act on Venezuela

Latin American leaders called on the international community to find solutions to the crisis in Venezuela during the United Nations General Assembly this week, as Nicolás Maduro’s socialist dictatorship continues to preside over the most serious political and economic crisis in the region.

Venezuelans living in Spain shout slogans as they protest in support of the Venezuelan opposition during a demonstration in Madrid on May 1, 2019. - Hundreds of Venezuelans rallied in central Madrid in support of their country's self-proclaimed leader Juan Guaido, as riots broke out in faraway Caracas. (Photo by …

FARC War: Attackers Grenade-Bomb Colombian Mayoral Hopeful’s Home

Two unidentified men hurled a grenade into the home of Betsaida Montejo Pérez, a mayoral candidate in the remote town of San Calixto, North Santander, Colombia, late Tuesday – the second major attack on a woman running for office in the country since the narco-terrorist FARC organization declared war on the country last week.

Betsaida Montejo Pérez, mayoral candidate in San Calixto, Catatumbo, Colombia, whose house was attacked with a grenade on September 3, 2019.

Venezuela’s Maduro Launches War Games to Threaten Colombia

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro ordered the armed forces to organize the “Sovereignty and Peace Military Exercises” on the nation’s border with Colombia on Tuesday, following disparaging remarks against that country’s government for accurately noting the link between Maduro and Marxist terrorists.

In this photo released to the media by the Miraflores presidential palace press office, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro jogs ahead of soldiers during a visit last month to Carabobo State. (Marcelo Garcia/Miraflores presidential palace press office via AP)