At least 12 people were killed, and a further six were injured, following looting and violence overnight, in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas.
At least one more person has been killed, during looting and food riots, in Venezuela, bring the death toll of the violence to four.
At least three people have been killed, following a wave of looting and food protests, in Venezuela, in the last week.
At least two police officers have been killed, and another four wounded, following protests, in the city of San Cristobal, in western Venezuela.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 5.3, has struck western Venezuela, triggering rockfalls that killed at least one person.
At least 12 troops have been killed, following a rebel attack, by members of the ELN rebel group, in central Colombia.
One of the most wanted drug traffickers, Megateo, has been killed in an air force bombing raid, in Colombia.
At least 17 people have been killed, and a further 11 injured, following a fire, at a prison in Venezuela.
An 80-year-old pensioner has been killed, potentially trampled to death, following a melee, outside a supermarket, in Venezuela.
Venezuela has shut two border crossings, for 72 hours, with Colombia, after a shootout left at least three soldiers dead.