Venezuela's Supreme Court has ruled that President Hugo Chavez's inauguration may be postponed past the date named in the constitution. But speculation continues that the ailing president won't be able to stay in office.
Three people have been reported dead in Venezuela, as demonstrators rallied for and against President Nicolas Maduro. More than 30 people have now been killed in unrest over the past five weeks.
President Nicolas Maduro has announced a break in ties with Panama on the anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death. Panama had called for an Organization of American States meeting on the unrest in Venezuela.
For the past month students have been protesting against the government in Venezuela. It has resorted to violence in an attempt to stop them, but President Nicolas Maduro's days seem to be numbered.
Security forces in Venezuela have deployed tear gas and water canon to break up a student protest in the capital, Caracas. The clash comes two days after three people died in violence at anti-government rallies.
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