The purported leader of the armed wing of the drug trafficking Sinaloa Cartel, Claudia Ochoa Félix, known as the “Kim Kardashian of organised crime”, has been found dead under mysterious circumstances. The cartel’s leader Joaquin Guzman was sentenced to life in prison in the US this summer on charges of drug trafficking and other related crimes.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The military invasion in Venezuela will have fatal consequences for entire South America, the Venezuelan Defenсe Ministry said.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The Ecuadorean Attorney General 's Office has questioned the management of Novaestrat consulting company, allegedly responsible for a data leak that compromised personal information of 20 million people, the organization said on Tuesday.
Edgar Zambrano, the deputy speaker of the Venezuelan opposition-controlled National Assembly, has been released four months after being detained, according to Reuters, citing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and an opposition lawmaker.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and its allies in the Western hemisphere have invoked the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) against Venezuela after the suspension of talks between Caracas and the US-backed opposition leader - and self-proclaimed President - Juan Guaido, the US Department of State said.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan authorities have formed a national dialogue with a number of political parties, Communication Minister Jorge Rodriguez said in a state TV broadcast.
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers ever to play the game, sat down with UK’s Piers Morgan in Turin, Italy for an hour long special to open up about life, love and his career.
Fire tornados are one of the rarest natural phenomena in the world; dubbed 'fire devils' they only form under very specific atmospheric conditions.
While the mixing of the modified mosquitos and their indigenous counterparts does not pose a health risk in itself, the fact that this outcome was not anticipated by scientists is “concerning,” one of the researchers noted.
Earlier in the week, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said his country was prepared to defend itself if invaded, after Washington and a number of other US allies invoked a 1947 defence agreement, defining an ongoing large-scale Venezuelan military exercise near the Colombian border as a “bellicose” move.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – The Venezuelan Prosecutor General’s Office opened an investigation into suspected links between opposition leader Juan Guaido and the Colombian drug cartel of Los Rastrojos, Prosecutor General Tarek William Saab said.
Earlier this week, the US and a number of other American allies invoked a 1947 defence agreement, defining an ongoing large-scale Venezuelan military exercise near the Colombian border as a “bellicose” move. Both Venezuela and Colombia have accused each other of attempting to spark a military conflict.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuela will soon open direct flights between Caracas and the Russian capital Moscow, President Nicolas Maduro said.
The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration can deny asylum to any migrant who passed through another country and did not apply for asylum there while en route to the US. The president touts it as a win, but those outside his circle fear what may happen to the US and, more importantly, those seeking asylum.
The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly will kick off later this month in New York.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who is currently in the hospital following a hernia operation, will remain under medical supervision in the hospital for an additional four days, presidential spokesperson Otavio Rego Barros revealed Thursday.
Twitter torpedoed the accounts of essentially every major Cuban media outlet and journalist on Wednesday, just moments before President Miguel Diaz-Canel addressed the nation about how to respond to the new fuel shortage crisis.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the national militia would be provided with more than 500,000 firearms for the drills near the border with Colombia.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – The Venezuelan authorities will send to the United Nations a letter with evidence of the alleged Colombian aggression against Caracas, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said.
'El Menchito' Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, 29, the son of Nemesio 'El Mencho' Oseguera Cervantes - the leader of Mexico's Jalisco New Generation Cartel - has reportedly tried to stop his extradition to the United States by presenting a birth certificate to the courts claiming that the notorious drug lord is not his real father.