MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The headquarters of drug dealers, which comprised 15 laboratories for production of illicit substances, and more than 3.2 tonnes of cocaine have been destroyed in Venezuela during a large-scale anti-drug operation carried out by the country’s security forces, the National Anti-Drug Office said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Incumbent Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be officially registered by the National Electoral Council (CNE) as a presidential candidate for the upcoming election on Tuesday, ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela senior official Dario Vivas said.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Two people died of gunshot wounds they suffered in a shooting at the National Autonomous University in Mexico City, the prosecutor’s office said Friday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The mid-spring presidential voting in Venezuela could be postponed until May to prepare for legislative elections, a diplomatic course familiar with the issue told Sputnik on Friday.
Currently there exist more than 2,000 cryptocoins, but despite the variety of options, the petro has some unprecedented features that make it unique, Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas told Sputnik Mundo.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday his government was preparing to launch a new gold-backed cryptocurrency token next week.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan Democratic Unity Roundtable opposition groups coalition refused on Wednesday to take part in the forthcoming presidential election in the country, scheduled for April 22.
A representative of the National Police said that 25 to 30 dead has been found after a bus crash, yet the number can increase, the state news agency Andina reported.
President Nicolas Maduro has announced that preliminary sales of Venezuelan cryptocurrency el petro have already reached $735 million.
Venezuela’s petro cryptocurrency has become a reality. The country’s government today officially launched the presale of its own cryptocurrency, in hopes that the new digital coin will boost the Venezuelan economy.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro invited US leader Donald Trump to launch dialogue between Caracas and Washington, setting the date and time for a meeting.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A court in Peru ruled that a presidential pardon on humanitarian grounds for former leader Alberto Fujimori could not apply in the case of the 1992 massacre in the town of Pativilca that claimed lives of six people.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A state of emergency has been declared in 33 municipalities of Mexico’s southern Oaxaca state following a massive earthquake that rocked the region, Mexican Civil Protection Service said.
Brazil is set to declare a state of emergency as tens of thousands of Venezuelan refugees cross the Brazilian border fleeing an economic and political meltdown. Radio Sputnik discussed the impact of the Venezuelan refugee influx to Brazil with Mauricio Santoro, a political scientist at Rio de Janeiro State University.
The accident occurred during an inspection flight of earthquake-affected areas, as earlier in the day the country was hit by a 7.2-magnitude quake, sending thousands of people in the nation's capital running into the streets and cutting power to half a million properties.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A strong quake cut power to almost a million homes and businesses across Mexico, the head of the country’s Federal Electricity Commission said Friday.
A powerful earthquake shook the capital of Mexico Friday evening, leading to the activation of seismic alarms in the country.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Peruvian authorities officially withdrew the invitation for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to participate in the 8th Summit of the Americas in Lima scheduled for April 13-14.
An outraged indigenous community of Easter Island filed a complaint to Chilean authorities after two tourists from mainland Chile climbed and damaged several ancient statues.
Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
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