Juan Forero

Wall Street Journal

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South America Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal

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Tens of thousands of people — maybe a million — took to the streets of Caracas today, with Venezuela in the midst of its worst economic crisis in 50 years.

Massive anti-government demonstration in Venezuela

Tens of thousands of people — maybe a million — took to the streets of Caracas today, with Venezuela in the midst of its worst economic crisis in 50 years.

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After more than 50 years of fighting, the FARC may be coming in from the cold. The Colombian Marxist guerrilla group has been in peace talks with the government there for three years.

FARC Peace Agreement

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