Earlier, the Lima Group, which encompasses over a dozen North and Latin American countries, called on the international community not to recognise the 6 December parliamentary elections in Venezuela, citing the need to stop what it called “electoral fraud” being conducted by Venezuela.
LA PAZ (Sputnik) - Official vote counting in the presidential elections in Bolivia will continue for another few days, head of the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), Salvador Romero, said.
The protests in Santiago come a week ahead of the impending constitutional referendum in the country, slated to take place on 25 October.
LA PAZ (Sputnik) - Luis Arce Catacora, the nominee of former president Evo Morales’ Movement to Socialism (MAS) party, has come ahead in the first round of presidential elections in Bolivia, unofficial early results show.
LA PAZ (Sputnik) - Thousands of people gathered in the centre of Santiago, the capital of Chile, on the anniversary of social protests in the country. Several detentions and injuries among law enforcement have been reported by police.
LA PAZ (Sputnik) - Voting in Bolivia’s presidential election has wrapped up at most polling stations, the head of Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), Salvador Romero, told journalists on Sunday afternoon.
The Sunday election is going to become a litmus test for the de-facto interim government of Jeanine Anez, who took the reins of the country in November 2019, according to Alberto Echazu, a Bolivian political analyst and journalist with La Resistencia Bolivia, who has given his prognosis with regard to the ongoing vote.
LA PAZ (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says thousands of doses of a coronavirus treatment have arrived from Russia.
Originally, the vote was due to take place in April but was postponed until 25 October amid coronavirus pandemic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has decided not to use a new computer system for vote counting in the upcoming presidential election, TSE head Salvador Romero has announced.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than half of Brazilian citizens are ready to get vaccinated against the new coronavirus infection with a Russian-made vaccine, CNN Brasil broadcaster reported, citing a fresh survey by Real-time Big Data.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former Mexican Defence Minister Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda has been charged by a US federal grand jury with drug trafficking and conspiracy to launder narcotics proceeds, an indictment unsealed on Friday revealed.
In December 2019 Genaro Garcia Luna, who was Mexico’s Secretary of Public Security until 2012, was arrested in Dallas, Texas. He has been accused of taking bribes from the Sinaloa Cartel. Now a second former minister has been detained.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Former Mexican Defence Minister Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda has been detained at the airport of the US city of Los Angeles, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said.
The first batch of Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine against the novel coronavirus was delivered to Venezuela in early October, and 2,000 volunteers have been selected to participate in the trials.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The National Front Against Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, also referred to as AMLO or FRENA, has installed a camp in front of the presidential palace in Mexico City, demanding the Mexican president's immediate resignation, a member of the movement told Sputnik on Wednesday.
American authorities claim to have intercepted several shipments of Iranian petroleum in August 2020, forcing at least two vessels to bring their cargo to US ports.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Lima Group, which encompasses over a dozen North and Latin American countries, has urged the international community to not recognise the December 6 parliamentary elections in Venezuela, according to a statement by the foreign ministers of member states, published by the Colombian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday.
Bolivia is heading to snap 18 October elections following last year's coup, which resulted in the resignation of former President Evo Morales in November 2019 and the formation of the de facto interim government of Jeanine Anez. Political analyst Gonzalo Fiore Viani has given prognosis on the upcoming vote and Bolivia's economic prospects.
The Jalisco New Generation Cartel is a semi-militarised criminal narcotics powerhouse, operating in more than a dozen states across Mexico, including Nayarit. The organisation is headed by Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, also known as "El Mencho", who was once an ally of the currently incarcerated drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.