The court said that both claimants are allowed to "possess, transport and use cocaine" but not sell it. Now the decision is due to be considered by a higher court.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela condemned US threats to impose a naval blockade against the country before the UN Security Council, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro confirmed that Venezuelan officials were in talks with the United States, adding that this dialogue has been ongoing for several months.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The government of Argentina was able to prevent a steep fall of the national currency on Tuesday with a verbal intervention, but the stock exchange plunged more than 10 percent on Tuesday, according to trading and banks.
More than half a billion bees have died in Brazil over the last three months. The cause? Harmful pesticides, according to researchers.
The head of US Southern Command said Tuesday the US Navy was ready to “do what needs to be done” if and when US President Donald Trump gives the order for them to move against Venezuela.
The neutralisation of a suspect who took 37 people hostage on the Rio-Niterói Bridge, which connects the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói, was the only option possible given the number of hostages and his refusal to surrender to the police, say Brazilian police experts while locals are celebrating the law enforcement’s success.
A young man took 37 bus passengers hostage on a busy bridge in Brazil earlier in the day, but police managed to neutralise him, with Rio de Janeiro's governor, Wilson Witzel, confirming the suspect's death.
A police sniper has reportedly shot a masked gunman who earlier today hijacked a bus in Brazil, Globo reported.
Earlier today, a masked gunman who identified himself as a military policeman hijacked a bus in Brazil at the Rio-Niterói Bridge, taking several people hostage.
The incident took place at the Rio-Niterói Bridge, which connects the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. There were no immediate details as to how many people are on the bus.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Guatemalan court acquitted President Jimmy Morales' brother and son, who were charged with fraud and money laundering crimes in 2017, local media reported Monday.
US President Donald Trump reportedly raised with advisers the idea of imposing a naval blockade against Venezuela for over a year. A new media report claims, citing senior US officials, that the US president suggested anchoring the US Navy along the Venezuelan coastline.
Nicolas Maduro, an outspoken critic of the current US administration, has reportedly made somewhat unflattering parallels between President Donald Trump and the Nazi leader following the introduction of new crippling sanctions against Caracas.
A decrease in the national currency rate followed the announcement of the results of the primary elections. Opposition alliance Front of All, led by Alberto Fernandez, gained over 47 of the vote, while incumbent president Macri’s Together for Change coalition gained only 32 percent.
US President Donald Trump ramped up his administration’s sanctions on Venezuela on 5 August, signing an executive order to freeze the Latin American country’s assets in the US, and barring foreign nationals from undertaking financial transactions with the Nicholas Maduro-led government.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexico has detained a US national suspected of supporting Islamic extremist groups, the Latin American country's Prosecutor General's Office said, adding that the individual would be deported.
The Brazilian government agency tasked with tracking Amazon deforestation has recently reported a huge spike in cleared areas in the rainforest, but President Bolsonaro stated that the data was misleading and fired the agency’s head due to differences over forest protection policies.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe Velez had planned to hire mercenaries to assassinate him. The last failed assassination of Maduro took place in early August 2018 during a military parade in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas.
The massive shining figure was recorded soaring in a cloudy sky, changing direction but retaining its bizarre shape. It is unclear whether the filmed object is an energy source or a remarkable light refraction.