In a statement released Monday, Peru’s Ministry of Culture revealed that Peru’s ancient Nazca lines were recently damaged when a driver accidentally drove his cargo truck into the UNESCO World Heritage site on January 27.
For decades they have provided a certain sparkle and beauty to the world's most glamorous sport - now Formula 1 organizers have shunted the 'Grid girls into the sidelines just days after dart bosses sparked controversy by dumping its walk-on models.
A former head of the Chilean Child Care Agency has claimed that an unknown number of children were victims of the "child trade" to Sweden, which is otherwise known for having the highest per capita proportion of international adoptees in the world.
MEXICO (Sputnik) - President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro said that his government was ready to sign an agreement with the opposition within the framework of the talks resuming in the country.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan opposition has confirmed its participation in the talks with the government scheduled to take place in Dominican Republic's capital of Santo Domingo on Sunday but delivered an ultimatum, under which it would engage in talks.
MEXICO (Sputnik) - Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno on Sunday declared a state of emergency in two northwestern cantons after a blast near police station close to Columbia’s border.
A blast from an improvised explosive device hit a police station in Barranquilla, Colombia's largest port city on the Caribbean coast, injuring dozens of people.
At least ten people have been killed, six more injured in the shooting at a club in the Northeastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza, the EFE news agency reported, citing official sources.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Nicaragua's exports to its regional ally, Venezuela, have come to a halt this year amid fears of US retaliation, the manager general of the Nicaraguan Association of Producers and Exporters (APEN) said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was barred Thursday from leaving the country after an appeals court upheld his corruption conviction, the Globo television network said.
CARACAS (Sputnik) - Venezuela’s Socialist President Nicolas Maduro confirmed Wednesday he would run for a second term after pushing forward the date of the voting.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Brazilian Workers’ Party (PT) said Wednesday it would nominate the country's former leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, for president next year after a court confirmed his graft conviction.
During US President Donald Trump's first year in office, his administration’s moves didn’t receive much approval on the international stage. In Latin America, Trump’s strategy of abrogating former US President Barack Obama’s achievements was especially unpopular with Chileans and Mexicans.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that he was willing to run in the forthcoming presidential election in the country that might be held before April 30.
On September 11 1973, the democratically-elected Chilean government, led by President Salvador Allende, was overthrown in a brutal coup organized and backed by the US Central Intelligence Agency, and executed by the Chilean military. General Augusto Pinochet assumed leadership of the country, killing and torturing thousands of opposition figures.
Cuban President Raul Castro is due to hand over the reins to his successor this year. All the indications are that First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez will assume the presidency after the Castro brothers, becoming the first leader of the country who was born after the legendary Cuban Revolution.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexico has launched a special website aimed at the promotion of cooperation with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), Americo Daniel Alatorre, the executive secretary of the Russia-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, told Sputnik.
The US geological survey reported of a strong earthquake of 6.6 magnitude that struck the Mexico's coastal city of Loreto, situated in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.
The 77-year-old Pele was scheduled to attend Sunday night’s tribute dinner at the Savoy Hotel in London, but his condition has forced him to cancel the trip to the UK.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Aurelio Nuno, the campaign coordinator for the presidential candidate from Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), has called for an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the country's election process.
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