"The disease was imported to Honduras in 1972 from Asia, and is now present across Latin America and the Caribbean," Daniel Bebber told Newsweek.
"You have seen the Maduros around the world who just cling to their power, no matter how they treated their own people. And it's just time for him to go," said Kellyanne Conway.
The group of 12 politicians asked Donald Trump to use Washington's influence within the Organization of American States to prevent Bolivian President Evo Morales from running for another term.
Russian troops will remain in the country "as long as they need it, and as long as the Venezuelan government needs them," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova told reporters.
"I believe in an inclusive foreign policy—one that centers on human rights, justice and peace as the pillars of America's engagement in the world, one that brings our troops home and truly makes military action a last resort," Representative Ilhan Omar wrote.
Senator Marco Rubio denied being behind the massive blackout in Venezuela, where President Nicolás Maduro vowed to defeat "American imperialism" trying to overthrow him.
The Trump administration has officially recognized the Venezuelan National Assembly as the legitimate democratic government of the South American country.
Though U.S. relations with Latin America "were not perfect" under the Obama years, the former vice president argued that U.S. allies and trading partners in the hemisphere have faced a "torrent of antagonism" from President Donald Trump.
"We are looking at cooperation where we can and pushing back aggressively where we must," General David Goldfein said.
"These tyrants fancy themselves strongmen and revolutionaries, icon and luminaries," Bolton said in his speech.
"Had a very good conversation with the newly elected President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who won his race by a substantial margin," Trump wrote on Twitter.
Right-wing Social Liberal Party hopeful Jair Bolsonaro and former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad of the left-leaning Workers Party offer different solutions to Brazil's economic woes. But who will prevail?
Many Venezuelans have complained that it has become increasingly difficult to obtain passports and official documents, such as marriage and birth certificates, as their country sinks further into an economic crisis.
In April, a gang of pirates attacked four Guyanese fishing boats.
Murders in Mexico by warring cartels reached a record high last year.
The group used the messaging app WhatsApp to plan a terrorist attack in Brazil for Carnival.
Four survivors swam to shore and told authorities in Suriname the story of the attack, which the president of Guyana has called a "massacre."
Tillerson ended his weeklong trip to Latin America on Wednesday. Was he able to rally support around Trump's policies in the region?
Voters took to the polls in Costa Rica on Sunday as a same-sex marriage debate rocked the predominantly Catholic state's presidential election.
teleSUR English has nearly 400,000 Facebook "likes." Their Facebook page went back up on Wednesday after speculation from its staff and readers of censorship by the social media giant.
In 2016, seven women were killed in acts of femicide each day in Mexico, according to United Nations Women.
Critical elections in the region's three most populous countries are likely to reveal a distemper stemming from citizen disgust.
Morales described sanctions the U.S. imposed on Venezuela as "new threats."
Protests calling for the president to step down over a continuing economic crisis have killed 59 people.