On Oct. 28, Brazilians will return to the polls to select between the top two candidates from the first round of the country's national elections. Sputnik discussed this with Dr. Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho, Senior Lecturer at King’s Brazil Institute, a regional branch of the Department of War Studies at King’s College London.
A professional Call of Duty player and famous vlogger has lost his last two tournaments in a row after he broke up with his model girlfriend to avoid distractions as he continues to hone his skills and pursue his chosen vocation. Meanwhile, the spurned stunner has boosted her Instagram following with bikini snaps.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to save the country's oil sector just like former Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas, who headed the country from 1934 to 1940, had done.
The late Pope Paul VI and murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, notorious icons of the Catholic Church whose life and works caused deep division among the hierarchy of the faithful, were canonized by Argentine-born Pope Francis on Sunday.
The Wikileaks founder has been cut off from internet and phone communication since March 2018.
In April, a similar group of impoverished travelers failed to sway Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" stance on migration, which lead to the separation of migrants from Latin America illegally crossing the US border.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A newly negotiated trade deal between Mexico, the United States and Canada will not damage their relationship with third countries, the Mexican Foreign Ministry said in a communique.
The Portuguese woman continued to clutch her selfie stick as she plummeted to her death. The unfortunate person was a teacher and had two children, Mail Online reported, citing the woman's friend. A witness who filmed the tragic event shouted: "she's mad!"
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A strong 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Guatemala's southern Escuintla department on Friday in the wake of the eruption of the Fuego volcano that began earlier in the day, the national disaster agency CONRED said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro argued on Thursday that the United States had allegedly instructed Colombia to organize his assassination.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Former President Alberto Fujimori was pardoned by former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski in December over his advanced and incurable illness because prison conditions put Fujimori's life at risk. The pardon sparked protests across the country and prompted calls on the Peruvian authorities to reverse the decision.
On Friday, Ecuador's top diplomat, Jose Valencia Amores, reiterated the country's decision to grant asylum to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks' founder, Julian Assange.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) - Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has maintained his lead over Workers Party rival Fernando Haddad ahead of the second round of voting slated for later this month, a fresh poll showed.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Fernando Haddad, the Brazilian left-wing presidential candidate, said he was ready to visit his rival, right-wing politician Jair Bolsonaro, in the hospital for the debate due to the latter’s inability to participate in the first round of the discussions over a knife wound he had sustained in an attack at a rally.
The British embassy in Buenos Aires received a formal complaint by the Argentinian government on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Venezuela's opposition National Assembly changed its agenda on Tuesday to hold a mourning ceremony for Venezuelan opposition politician Fernando Alban, the councilor of the Venezuelan municipality of Libertador, who earlier died under strange circumstances, local media reported.
Following a drone attack on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in August, at least 15 people were arrested by the authorities and later charged for allegedly participating in the incident.
Right-wing firebrand Jair Bolsonaro is on course to become the next President of Brazil after he outstripped a left-wing candidate in the first round of elections. Sputnik looks at the man who is hoping to replicate some of Donald Trump's policies in Latin America's largest economy.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) – The Brazilian electoral court has completed counting ballots and published the results of the first round of the Sunday’s presidential election.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) - Brazil’s former president Dilma Rousseff has failed to secure a seat in the Senate, the results of the general poll posted by the electoral court showed.
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