Europe

Irishman dies in Venezuelan capital Caracas

An investigation has begun after an Irishman in his 30s died after collapsing in a hotel room in Caracas in Venezuela.

The incident happened on Wednesday.

The man who died is understood to have been from the northwest of Ireland.

The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the man's family. An official from the Irish embassy in Mexico has travelled to Venezuela.