MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Brazilian Foreign Ministry distributed a telegram among its diplomats, asking them to inform the UN about the country's withdrawal from the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, local media reported on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero announced on Tuesday the release of 16 prisoners whose sentences are viewed as politically motivated by the country's new government.
A military coup has failed in Gabon, with two plotters killed and another arrested in the capital Libreville. Sputnik looks at the history of coups and finds they do not always go to plan.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican military took control of the facilities of the state oil company Pemex in the city of Culiacan and Salamanca oil refinery in the centre of the country amid gasoline supply disruptions, the Sinembargo newspaper reported on Monday.
The attempted robbery ended in a hospital visit for a crook from Rio de Janeiro who was unlucky to pick UFC strawweight Polyana Viana as his target. A couple of punches, a kick… and the man was caught in a rear-naked choke hold and begged the fighter Dama de Ferro, which stands for Iron Lady, to call the police, fearing being beaten up more.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has claimed that Juan Guaido, the new president of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly, is a US agent.
Between the lowest legal gun ownership rate in the region and extremely large amount of guns among criminals, Brazil is set to become the most indicative example of what happens to a country after loosening gun controls.
MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Venezuelan incumbent President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in for the second six-year term on January 10 before the country's Supreme Court and not before the National Assembly, which is controlled by the opposition, Diosdado Cabello, the president of Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly, said.
According to the annual predictions of a notorious Mexican psychic, US President Donald Trump’s longed-for border wall ‘is never going to happen.’
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The epicenter was registered to be 89 kilometers (55.3 miles) west of the Tarauaca municipality in the Acre state, at an estimated depth of 575.3 kilometers (357.5 miles), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.
Earlier in the day, the Lima Group, which is composed of 12 countries in North and South America, urged Maduro to hand over power to the Venezuelan parliament and schedule new presidential elections.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The decision of the Lima Group of countries not to recognize the new term of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was inspired by the United States, which seeks a color revolution in the country, Igor Morozov, the member of the Russian upper house's information policy committee, told Sputnik on Saturday.
Hardly had the Miss Universe beauty pageant recovered from the debates swirling around its first transgender contestant, than new revelations by a plastic surgeon plunged the competition’s fans into heated discussions about possible restrictions in the contest.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza argued that the Lima Group encouraged a government overthrow in the South American country after the alliance refused to recognize the new term of Venezuelan President Nicolas Madur
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Lima Group of countries seeking an end to the Venezuelan crisis said in a declaration on Friday they do not recognize President Nicolas Maduro’s new term starting next week.
The area remains totally closed off following the explosion of an unidentified object at a bus stop in the centre of Santiago de Chile.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was sworn in earlier in January, expressed concern about the recent drills carried out by Russian combat planes in Venezuela.
The US has been stepping up its involvement in military exercises in Latin America in recent years, partly in response to growing regional influence by Russia and China. The US has long supported right-wing governments in the region to protect its interests and block Soviet influence; more recently, they’ve been a bulwark against the Pink Tide.
Mexican archaeologists have found the first temple of the Flayed Lord, a fertility god depicted as a skinned human corpse, according to Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela views the visit of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo to Latin America as Washington's attempt to exert pressure on the country and interfere in its internal affairs, the Bolivarian Republic's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.