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Archaeologists Find Trove Of Maya Artifacts Dating Back 1,000 Years

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Protesters took to the streets Saturday with tensions rising between opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro, as crisis-wracked Venezuela began to emerge from the chaos of an electricity blackout. Matias Delacroix/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke billows from aid trucks set on fire on the Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge between Colombia and Venezuela, on Feb. 23. Edinson Estupiñán/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends an event to celebrate 211 years of the creation of the Brazilian Marine Corps in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This 2018 photo released by Florida-based WPLG TV shows U.S. journalist Cody Weddle in Caracas, Venezuela. Weddle was seized by security forces at his apartment early Wednesday, according to lawyers and press freedom groups. AP hide caption

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Venezuelans take part in a rally in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 2 to show support for the movement to push Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro out of office. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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'We're Leaving Out Of Necessity': Venezuelans Top List Of Asylum-Seekers In Spain

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó waves to supporters from inside a car as he leaves his hotel next to his wife, Fabiana Rosales, in Salinas, Ecuador, on Sunday. Rodrigo Buendia /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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TV network Univision says its journalist Jorge Ramos has been released after being held against his will by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela. In this photo, Ramos, with journalists Maria Elena Salinas (center) and Karen Tumulty, were moderators at a Democratic presidential debate in 2016. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators throw stones at a line of Venezuelan National Guard troops along Venezuela's border with Brazil, at the Brazilian city of Pacaraima on Sunday. Ricardo Moraes/Reuters hide caption

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In this photo released by Colombia's presidential press office, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido makes a statement as Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo stands by at a military airport on Sunday. Efrain Herrera/AP hide caption

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U.S.-Backed Guaidó To Meet With Pence, Latin American Leaders Over Venezuela Crisis

The meeting is set for Monday in Bogota, Colombia. At least four people were killed in clashes at the border Saturday, as military forces blocked humanitarian aid from entering the country.

Supporters of Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido struggle with members of Venezuela national police at the Francisco de Paula Santander International Bridge between Cúcuta in Colombia and Ureña in Venezuela, on Saturday. Schneyder Mendoza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. soldiers direct traffic outside the residence of the Peruvian ambassador to Panama, right rear, in Panama City on Jan. 9, 1990. In December 1989, U.S. President George H.W. Bush sent thousands of troops to Panama to arrest the country's leader, Manuel Noriega. John Gaps/AP hide caption

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Trump's Venezuela Moves Follow Long History Of Intervention In Latin America

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Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was extradited to the U.S. in 2017 after two successful escapes from Mexican prisons. On Thursday, the Justice Department announced two of his sons have been indicted on a drug conspiracy charge. Both brothers are believed to be fugitives in Mexico. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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German demonstrators used crime scene tape and replica guns to draw attention to a trial over Heckler & Koch's deal that sent G36 rifles to several Mexican states that were under a ban. The company was ordered to pay a large fine on Thursday. The photos above show images of Mexican students believed to have been killed with the weapons. Sina Schuldt /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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