MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Peru’s prosecutors are seeking to bar outgoing President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from leaving the country where he is suspected of corruption, local media reported.
In a televised address, Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski confirmed his resignation Wednesday hours after video footage surfaced that linked him to a vote-buying scandal, according to reports.
Protesters in northwestern Peru had set up a makeshift roadblock consisting of rocks and burning tires to put pressure on the government not to invest in a major local development project.
A violent fight broke out between Bolivian farmers growing coca plants and the country's authorities after the latter made a decision to replace the leadership of the growers' professional association ADEPCOCA.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The initial coin offering (ICO) of the Venezuelan cryptocurrency "Petro," backed by the country's oil reserves, will start on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuela condemned new US sanctions introduced against Caracas calling them crime against humanity, the country’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A US military plane violated on Saturday the airspace of Venezuela near the archipelago of Los Monjes, country's Defense Minister Padrino Lopez said.
The Venezuelan government launched a new state-backed cryptocurrency to attract investors to the country, which is suffering from a major economic crisis. The country’s problems have forced its people to take to the streets, leading to multiple clashes with police. This has led to accusations of human rights violations, sanctions against Venezuela.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Brazilian cities following the brutal assassination of 38-year-old Marielle Franco, a groundbreaking politician from the left-wing Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL).
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Travelers to Brazil are being warned to vaccinate themselves against yellow fever due to an outbreak of the disease in urban areas, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned in a press release on Friday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Peruvian Congress adopted on Thursday a resolution which stipulates that the issue of Peruvian President Pedro Kuczynski's impeachment should be reconsidered once again on the official pretext of "moral incapacity," local media reported.
Moscow will follow the US policy with respect to the countries of Latin America in light of US President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo to head the State Department, Alexander Schetinin, the director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Latin American department, said on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) - A councilwoman was killed Wednesday in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, in what appears to be an execution-style assassination, according to the 4th Battalion of the military police.
Front-runner in the 2018 Mexican presidential election, the left-wing candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador continues to jeer at the alleged Russian meddling.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuela will put on Wednesday a new highest-denomination 100,000 bolivar bill worth only $0.5 into circulation, the country’s Communication and Information Ministry said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - More than 60 media and civil groups in Mexico have launched a special network for tracking “fake news” during the election campaign, the Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity (MCCI) group's spokeswoman Georgina Aldana told Sputnik.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - All 605 members of Cuba’s National Assembly have been elected in the country’s parliamentary elections held on Sunday, the National Electoral Commission (CEN) has said.
Anne Veriato made history by not just headlining the first ever contest of its kind, but coming out on top against her male opponent, Railson Paixao, in a strawweight bout.
Thousands of naked cyclists took to the streets of Sao Paolo, protesting against the effects of pollution as well as the lack of bike lanes in the country.
Chile has established new legislation to protect the waters along its 4,000 mile coastline.
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