MONTEVIDEO (Sputnik) - Andronico Rodriguez, the vice president of six coca grower federations of Bolivia, the organization headed by ex-President Evo Morales, said he was ready to run in the presidential election as a candidate from Morales' left-wing Movement for Socialism (MAS) party.
A Brazilian court confirmed the charges and increased the sentence by five years for former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was released from prison earlier this month by the country’s Supreme Court.
De facto support by Human Rights Watch for the coup in Bolivia makes a mockery of its mild criticisms and reform recommendations for curbing police violence in Chile’s protests. The Tuesday report, which offers no substantial changes to Chile’s violent police force, comes just days after the group’s chief praised Evo Morales’ removal in Bolivia.
At least four people have been killed and 500 more injured since the start of the protests last week.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Former Bolivian president Evo Morales said on Wednesday that Interpol had issued a “blue notice” in his regard to find out his whereabouts on charges of non-existent crimes.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Bolivia's interim government has appointed the country's first ambassador to the United States in 11 years, the interim foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez said that he did not intend to use the $12 billion that remained as part of the aid package the International Monetary Fund (IMF) had extended the Latin American country last year.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Mexican government is proposing to hold a high-level meeting with the administration of US President Donald Trump, who has said that Mexican drug cartels should be designated as terrorist organizations.
No Russians were killed in a road accident in the Dominican Republic involving a bus with 39 Russian tourists, all those injured are being taken to the hospital, a spokesperson of the Russian Embassy in the Dominican Republic said.
Last week, the Trump administration imposed US travel sanctions on the Cuban Interior Minister amid increased US pressure on Havana over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
MEXICO POLICE (Sputnik) – The French citizen and the Mexican actor who were kidnapped in Mexico on Sunday, when they were visiting a national park, have been released, the French Foreign Ministry has confirmed.
While the teacher who graded the project was laid off, the school apologised for the “Nazi parody song” incident to all parties who might have been offended by the video.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Acting Bolivian President Jeanine Anez on Sunday signed the law on the exceptional and transitory regime for the holding of general elections, adopted earlier by both chambers of the country's parliament, which nullifies the result of the October 2019 election and sets the procedure and the period for a new election.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Bolivian lower house of parliament, the Chamber of Deputies, passed a bill on Saturday to annul Evo Morales’ victory in the 20 October vote and call new presidential and parliamentary elections.
Bolivia's interim authority opened a criminal case against former president Evo Morales for allegations of inciting unrest and terrorist activities against the nation's current government. In addition, the Bolivian upper house earlier on Saturday annulled Morales’ 20 October presidential win.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ex-Bolivian President Evo Morales’ party, the Movement for Socialism (MAS), has introduced a bill in the upper house to exempt its leader from criminal prosecution.
A Boeing 737-400 with 88 people on board belonging to Avior Airlines, Flight 9V 1400 from Valencia, Venezuela, to Bogota, Colombia, encountered potentially catastrophic mechanical problems during a landing.
The former Bolivian president resigned in the wake of mass demonstrations over his re-election to a new term and left the country for Mexico. Jeanine Anez, an opposition lawmaker, declared herself the interim president – a move that Evo Morales has described as a coup.
The violent protests that engulfed the Latin American country earlier this month has led to the resignation of President Evo Morales and a shift in power, with numerous countries refusing to recognise the interim government.
The teenage model and dancer first appeared before a court in October, after the police stumbled on a whole cache of assault rifles and a pack of bullets in a car that she and her boyfriend were in.