Donald Trump's announcement of the restoration of steel and aluminium tariffs for Brazil and Argentina has once again demonstrated that the White House has no friends but only interests, says Brazilian academic Fabio Sobral, outlining the reasons for Trump's sudden move.
Local law enforcement have said the gunman came to the capital’s historic downtown to “relieve himself”, before opening fire near the Mexican president's residence. The president was reportedly not in the city when the shooting happened.
The mass protests against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro that rocked the country in January 2019 led to opposition politician Juan Guaido declaring himself interim president – a move that was endorsed by the US, but opposed by many other countries, including Russia, China, and Turkey.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia will not interfere in Venezuela's domestic affairs, neither on its own nor in cooperation with the United States, Frants Klintsevich, a member of the upper house of the Russian Parliament's Security and Defence Committee, said on Saturday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - On Friday, chief executive of Mexican state oil company Pemex, Octavio Romero Oropeza, announced the discovery of a giant crude oil deposit in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco with confirmed crude oil reserves equivalent to 500 million barrels.
Evo Morales was forced to step down as Bolivian president on 10 November under pressure from the military, fleeing to Mexico. Other high-ranking Bolivian officials resigned as well.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, does not intend to participate in the presidential elections scheduled for March, the head of the presidential administration, Yerko Nunez, told reporters on Thursday.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - At least 13 people died and 50 were injured after a passenger bus rammed into a bridge support beam and rolled over on Thursday in the Mexican state of Chihuahua, media reported.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The plan was first mooted by China to improve co-operation around natural disasters. But it took shape later when BRICS space agencies agreed to build a “virtual constellation of remote sensing satellites".
The protests started in Colombia last week after the government headed by President Ivan Duque had announced a pension reform.
Viral internet sensation, Mexican weather presenter Yanet Garcia has drummed up quite an impressive following on Instagram, often uploading steamy clips that drive her fans wild.
The fighting for Potsdam in April 1945 was part of the Battle of Berlin, during which the Red Army captured the city and accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany.
Brazilians are known for their "innate" talent for football, and the women are no exception – a fact that footvolley champions Natalia Guitler and Josy Souza are living proof of.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has condemned the decision of the countries of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR, or Rio Pact/Treaty) to prohibit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and multiple high-ranking Venezuelan officials and ministers from traveling within TIAR borders.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that his US counterpart's intention to restore tariffs on metal imports from his country was linked to election strategy and would unlikely damage the friendly relationship the nations shared.
Although the Chilean economy has long been regarded as a model among Latin American states, just a slight hike in subway fares dragged the country into havoc. Brazilian researcher Gustavo Guerreiro explains the phenomenon and sheds light on how the Chilean unrest has affected its neighbours so far.
Nation-wide protests continue in Colombia despite President Ivan Duque's announcement of a "National Conversation" aimed at calming the unrest on 24 November. Gonzalo Fiore Viani, a lawyer and political analyst, outlines the driving factors of the Colombian turmoil.
Brazilian model Suzy Cortez, winner of this year’s Miss BumBum beauty pageant, is a huge fan of football icon Lionel Messi, the forward for Barcelona FC, often cherishing him in her signature way by posting sizzling pics on Instagram.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) – Brazil’s law enforcement have arrested a man accused of plotting an attack on President Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s federal police has announced.
The mayor of the Mexican city of San Luis Potosí has ordered 15 new Cybertrucks, manufactured by Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc.