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People near bullet casings at a crime scene after a shootout in the municipality of Tuzamapan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, May 16, 2019.

400 murders a day: 10 reasons why Latin America is the world’s most violent place

Despite some national declines, homicides in Latin America have only increased in recent years, and there's no single reason for the rise in killing.
FILE PHOTO: Argentina's President Mauricio Macri attends a news conference in Buenos Aires

Investors are waiting ‘anxiously’ to hear from Argentina’s next potential president after a surprise election result sent markets cr...

"Everyone is anxiously awaiting to get some signals out of Fernandez," said Franco Uccelli of JPMorgan Private Bank.

There are 2 areas where Uber’s competitors could leave the ride-hailing giant in the dust

Europe and Latin America could be a good place for competitors to steal some of Uber's market share, analysts at HSBC say.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at a ceremony in Caracas, April 13, 2019.

The US military is on ‘the balls of its feet’ about Venezuela’s crisis — here’s what that means, according to a former N...

The US military has said little about plans for Venezuela, but a retired admiral who led US forces in the region says they're reviewing options.

Some ‘Game of Thrones’ fans were outraged after HBO and Hulu outages prevented them from watching the season premiere

Fans of "Game of Thrones" were upset when they were unable to tune into the highly anticipated premiere on Sunday night.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro with senior military commanders during a military exercise in Puerto Cabello on Sunday.

John Bolton says Venezuela’s Maduro could end up in a ‘beach area like Guantánamo’

The US has ratcheted up the pressure on Nicolás Maduro recently, and its national security adviser seems to be hinting at more severe consequences.
The countries in green recognize Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's interim president as of the morning of January 24, 2019. Countries in red support Nicolás Maduro. Venezuela is in yellow.

Almost every country in Latin America sided with Trump against Venezuela’s embattled President Maduro

Juan Guaidó declared himself Venezuela's interim president on Wednesday night after days of protests against President Nicolás Maduro.
Amazon is moving into Brazil.

Amazon is selling directly to customers in Brazil for the first time ever — but a tough retail climate might make the company ‘uncomfortab...

Amazon has finally started selling directly in Brazil, indicating it is looking seriously at the Brazilian market.

A former US ambassador to Venezuela lays out what could be ahead for the crisis-ridden country

Business Insider spoke with John Maisto, the former US ambassador to Venezuela, about how the country got where it is and where it might be going.
People in Colombia’s lower house in Bogota during voting on the transitional justice courts established in the peace agreement with the FARC, November 27, 2017.

33 years ago, rebels allegedly backed by Pablo Escobar stormed Colombia’s Palace of Justice — here’s how the terrifying siege went d...

In the mid-1980s, left-wing guerrillas stormed Colombia's Supreme Court building, taking hundreds of hostages and sparking a bloody siege.