Trump skips summit in 'shocking abandonment' of Latin America leadership, analysts say

President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel his first trip to Latin America is another blow to a region that has felt slighted by its powerful and increasingly erratic neighbor to the north, analysts said. On Tuesday, the White House announced that Vice President Mike Pence will be taking Trump’s place at the Summit of the Americas, a once every three years event that brings together the leaders from more than 30 nations across the hemisphere.


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Five prisoners killed and 2 policemen injured in Venezuela jail riot

A riot broke out in a police station jail in Venezuela's Carabobo state Wednesday. Unofficial sources at the scene reported that five inmates are dead and two police officers injured in the violence. Distraught family members told members of the m