In a Caracas bus terminal, Jesus Ravelo and his wife Haydee jostled in the throng to say farewell to their son Josue, following in the footsteps of his elder brother who left a week ago.
Lawmaker says move sets precedent but doubts Maduro will implement decisions
Organizers of the poll say the desire to be free from the rule of the corruption-riddled government in Brasilia is strong and genuine.
New Orleans, which was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, leaving hundreds dead, and other cities on the US Gulf coast were under a hurricane warning.
Motion unanimously passes Security Council
Going by the name Aldemar, the 32-year-old is one of several dissident guerrilla leaders who rejected a December peace deal that saw FARC rebels disarm after a half-century of war against the state.
Both groups, UN, Catholic Church to monitor bilateral truce
The initial ceasefire between the National Liberation Army rebels and government forces, which began at midnight Saturday, is set to extend until January 9.
Maria Angela Holguin praises Turkey's contribution to underprivileged area of Colombia
When the ceasefire was announced in September, President Juan Manuel Santos, also gave the later date. After that, Santos said, it would be extended in line with progress in peace negotiations.
Yet authorities were still listening to anguished families who insisted that painstaking rescue operations continue at a handful of sites.
At least 286 victims killed as rescue teams continue search for survivors
The Iron from the weapons will be used in the making of three statues to honor the conflict's victims
Twice hurricane-hit US territory faced with fresh disaster as flash flood warnings continue
The soldiers were due to depart from Israel at around 3 pm (1200 GMT) and arrive some 18 hours later, said Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus.
The center of the storm came ashore near Yabucoa in southeastern Puerto Rico around 6:15 am (1015 GMT), the forecasters said.
Individual displacements hamper record keeping of displacements along Pacific coast, Venezuelan border
Carlos Munoz Portal, whose scouting credits include the James Bond film "Spectre" as well as "Fast & Furious" and "Sicario" was killed Monday in a remote area near the state of Hidalgo, according to local media.
Difficulties remain in talks, convincing society to take part in peace process
Venezuela's crisis has caused food and medicine shortages, deadly unrest and calls for President Nicolas Maduro to quit.
Prosecutors told Amazonia Real that federal police and the Public Prosecutor's office were investigating the killings of an unspecified number of indigenous people reportedly killed in August in the Sao Paulo.