Countries including India, Pakistan, Iran, Vietnam and neighbouring Venezuela are already interested in importing the Cuban-developed Soberana-2 vaccine against COVID-19, the Finlay Institute said, although the jab is still undergoing clinical trials.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has welcomed US President Joe Biden's newly signed executive order to halt the construction of the wall on the US-Mexico border.
It took more than a month for the Brazilian president to accept Joe Biden's victory in the November election, and in mid-December he was the last G20 leader to send his congratulations, pledging to collaborate with the incoming administration.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A 5.5 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near the western coast of Peru, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said.
Relations between Washington and Caracas worsened dramatically during the Trump administration, which slapped the Latin American nation with harsh sanctions and supported opposition figure Juan Guaido over President Maduro.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Brazilian Supreme Federal Court asked the national Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) to explain its decision to refuse to authorize the emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia regrets that US Citibank has blocked its humanitarian aid to the people of Central America that suffered from hurricanes Eta and Iota, Charge d'Affaires of the Russian Embassy to Guatemala Larissa Plachinda told Sputnik on Wednesday.
The European Union previously criticised the Venezuelan parliamentary elections, while the US and countries of the Lima Group refused to recognise the outcome of the vote, citing alleged electoral violations.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuela condemned the publication by the US Department of the Treasury of new sanctions lists shortly before the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden.
Guatemalan Foreign Minister Pedro Brolo accused Honduras of failing to keep commitments it made to warn its Central American neighbours and the US of new migrant caravans and help with the safe return of the marchers to their home countries.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Nicaragua has started discussing technical aspects of having the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine delivered to the country, Russian Trade Representative in Nicaragua Petr Pankratov said.
There has been no information so far concerning possible casualties or material damage resulting from the quake.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A representative of Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido in the US says he has been invited to the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden.
The animals were imported to Colombia by notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who was shot dead by police in 1993. The authorities then seized control of his 7,000-acre estate with a personal zoo, but at least four hippos managed to escape.
Following the win of Evo Morales' former minister of economy, Luis Arce, in Bolivia's October elections, the country's economy has grown, says Bolivian journalist and political analyst Aberto Echazu, adding that the Bolivian opposition has not laid down arms.
The Temple of Kukulcán – aka El Catillo – is located in the Mexican state of Yucatán. It was built by the Mayans between the 8th and 12th centuries AD, archaeologists believe.
Venezuela, which boasts the largest proven oil reserves on the planet, has been mired in an economic crisis as it struggles with challenges driven by the collapse in crude production driven by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as crippling US sanctions.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla on Friday condemned new US sanctions against the Latin American country's interior ministry and its chief, Lazaro Alberto Alvarez Casas, describing them as illegitimate.
New economic sanctions on Cuba by the Trump administration and a decline in tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced financial reforms in the new year, including eliminating the dual currency system, in a bid to encourage national production over imports.
Having eventually realised their error, the participants of the swinger party acted respectfully towards the officers of the law and did not offer any resistance, even joking about the entire predicament.