Evangelical Christians are often courted by right-wing politicians. But in Venezuela, left-wing President Nicolás Maduro is trying to secure the church's support in the run-up to elections.
Venezuela and Guyana are currently involved in a border dispute over a sparsely populated region the size of Florida with vast oil deposits off its shores.
Venezuela released 10 Americans, 21 Venezuelans — and extradited the man behind a brazen bribery scheme. In exchange, President Biden granted clemency to an an ally of leader Nicolas Maduro.
The 61,600-square-mile territory accounts for two-thirds of Guyana and borders Brazil, which says it has "intensified its defense actions" and boosted its military presence because of the dispute.
After the U.S. lifted its sanctions, Venezuela is trying to revive its beleaguered oil industry. But ramping up production is causing more oil spills.
Millions of Venezuelans have migrated to escape authoritarian rule and their country's worst economic crisis. For the first time, they're the largest group detained for entering the U.S. irregularly.
Venezuelans replaced Mexicans for the first time on record, according to new figures that show September was the second-highest month for arrests of all nationalities.
The Biden administration says flights will resume immediately, its latest attempt to discourage Venezuelan migrants from making the dangerous journey to the U.S.-Mexico border.
As a crisis continues to grip Venezuela, millions of its citizens have fled to Colombia and the city of Medellín, where many find a progressive reputation little more than an empty promise.