President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s Christmas Eve decision to release the country’s jailed former autocrat Alberto Fujimori has sparked a wave of angry protests across the country, media reports said.
An object, which looks like a missing Argentine submarine San Juan, has been found near the Argentine coast and will be studied by the Russian unmanned submersible Pantera Plus, the Argentine Navy said in a statement on Sunday.
It appears that large territories of southern Argentina comprised a de facto British colony that managed to remain hidden from prying eyes for nearly a century.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan authorities have started to release participants detained during the mass unrest of 2014 and 2017, who have been described by the country’s opposition as political prisoners, local has media reported.
Half of Puerto Rico is still without power, three months after Hurricane Maria unleashed its wrath on the island, making it the longest blackout in American history.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The death toll from a mudslide that swept southern Chile last weekend has reached 15 after the body of a little girl was pulled from under the rubble, fire authorities said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Cuban President Raul Castro addressed the national parliament on Thursday, where he rejected responsibility for alleged acoustic attacks on US diplomats on the island and confirmed his intention to remain President of Cuba until April, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Peruvian Congress voted against impeaching President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on Thursday amid a graft scandal involving the Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.
The disgraced tycoon who headed up Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht was freed from prison this week, but the corruption scandal he spawned could be about to claim another top Latin American politician. Sputnik spoke to Benedito Tadeu Cesar, Brazilian political scientist, about the ramifications of the scandal.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Corruption activities might have taken place during repairs of Argentina's San Juan submarine that went missing in mid-November, lawyer Juan Jose Calandri told Sputnik.
The Russian Navy's experts have resumed the examination of the area of missing Argentine submarine San Juan with the use of Pantera Plus submersible after a short suspension caused by foul weather.
According to local media reports, at least 160 people have been injured in massive protests against the likely upcoming pension cuts.
Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera returns to the post of the country's leader for 2018-2022.
Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is leading in the second round of the country's presidential election.
Caracas has awarded licenses to Russian oil giant Rosneft for the development of two offshore gas fields, according to Rosneft, cited by Reuters.
The Trump White House has set a record, as US troops deploy around the world in an ever-widening net of American outreach at the end of a gun barrel.
The WikiLeaks founder received sharp criticism from the Ecuadorian and Spanish authorities after he allegedly used Twitter to promote the idea of the region's independence from Spain.
A month ago ARA San Juan vessel was on its way from the port of Ushuaia to the city of Mar del Plata, however, contact with it was lost. The search operation hasn't borne fruit so far.
The United States is ready to deliver humanitarian aid to Venezuela if President Nicolas Maduro accepts delivery, US State Department spokesperson said on Friday.
El Salvador has one of the world’s toughest abortion laws. The court has upheld a 30-year sentence of a woman, who was accused of “aggravated homicide” in 2008, while she claimed she had a miscarriage.
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