TAM Airlines of Brazil and LAN Airlines of Chile announce plans for a merger that would make the biggest carrier in the region.
In Osaka, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Canada jointly issue a statement condemning the Venezuelan government. The statement's author, Argentine President Mauricio Macri, indicated that it was meant to "show that beyond good faith and dialogue, Maduro takes advantage of that to create more poverty, famine and corruption in Venezuela".
Colombian, Spanish and French journalists are arrested and detained by SEBIN agents in Caracas. All four work for Spanish news agency EFE. The arrests follow the deportation of two Chilean journalists yesterday.