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Rapper says event, which has been likened to Lord of the Flies, was not a scam as co-organiser admits he was a little naive The organisers of a luxury music festival in the Bahamas have apologised after the event descended into chaos, drawing comparisons to The Hunger Games and The Lord of The Flies. Fyre […]

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Caracas, Venezuela (CNN)Venezuela will withdraw from the Organization of American States (OAS), according to its foreign minister, who announced the decision on national television. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez told VTV state television Wednesday that the beleaguered country, which is facing huge civil unrest, would take the unprecedented step of leaving the pan-American organization over what […]

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President tells conservative media his $1.4bn demand could be pushed to September, avoiding a spending freeze on his 100th day in office Donald Trump has indicated he is willing to delay his demand for funding of his Mexican border wall to avoid a fiercely opposed by Democrats and also unpopular with many Republicans. Trump, whose […]

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(CNN)Venezuela’s foreign minister has demanded that Colombia return three military officers who have sought political asylum in the neighboring country. The apparent desertion comes amid weeks of violent protests against the administration of President Nicholas Maduro, with at least 22 people dead as a result of the turmoil.. The military desertions are believed to be […]

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Airline says it has offered very generous compensation after Cole Doyle was not able to join the rest of his family on the plane to Costa Rica Air Canada has apologised to a Canadian family and offered very generous compensation after the airline bumped a 10-year-old boy from a flight. The boys father, Brett Doyle, […]

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Officials will recount nearly 1.3m votes despite opposition leader Guillermo Lassos call for a total recount over fraud claims Ecuador election officials will recount nearly 1.3m votes cast in the Andean nations presidential election, though opposition leader Guillermo Lasso on Friday dismissed the gesture as a farce that would do nothing to quell accusations of […]

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(CNN)It was meant to be a moment of celebration, the commemoration of one of the major milestones that led to Venezuela’s independence from its Spanish colonizers 200 years ago. Tuesday’s bicentennial festivities for the Battle of San Felix included a military parade and the inauguration of a new public square, which filled the streets of […]

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(CNN)Thousands of protesters clashed Saturday for a fifth consecutive day with security forces in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital. Officers in riot gear blocked a highway as marchers tried to advance, chanting “Liberty, Liberty!” Protesters tossed rocks and returned tear gas canisters used against them. The Venezuelan National Guard also used water tanks against the demonstrators […]

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Violent demonstrations come one day after Nicolas Maduros government barred Henrique Capriles from running for office for 15 years Police in Venezuela have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at some of the thousands of protesters who poured into the streets of Caracas on Saturday amid a weeklong protest movement that shows little sign of […]

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About 450 icebergs up from 37 a week earlier have drifted into waters where Titanic sank, forcing vessels to divert and raising global warming fears More than 400 icebergs have drifted into the North Atlantic shipping lanes over the past week in an unusually large swarm for this early in the season, forcing vessels to […]

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