An American family reportedly traveling in an SUV vehicle with US state plates was returning from a holiday visit to relatives in the state of San Luis Potosi late on Saturday when they came under attack.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Lawmakers who support Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido gathered at the editorial office of a local newspaper and voted to "re-elect" him as speaker of the National Assembly, the Venezuelan parliament, following the election of pro-Maduro lawmaker Luis Parra to the position.
Earlier, the opposition leader announced his bid for reelection as speaker of the semi-defunct National Assembly legislature, as the Venezuelan political crisis he helped initiate approaches its one year anniversary.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Juan Guaido, the leading figure in Venezuela’s opposition who proclaimed himself interim head of state in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro, will on Sunday attempt to be reelected as speaker of the National Assembly.
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday night; the authorities were not immediately able to estimate the number of casualties or extent of damage.
As renting a plot at a cemetery comes with a not inconsiderable monthly maintenance fee, many Argentinians prefer to cremate their dead in order to avoid further expenses.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The decision by Bolivia's main telecommunications company (COTAS) to take the RT Spanish channel off the air is an undemocratic move, former President Evo Morales said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that sanctions have been imposed against Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces Minister Leopoldo Cintra Frias for alleged human rights violations and actions to prop up Venezuelan authorities.
The complicated situation regarding water resources in the region that are needed for the canal to function has been ongoing for over two decades. The canal's authorities blame a lack of rainfall allegedly caused by climate change for the problem.
The United Nations’ special rapporteur on torture has been pressing the UK, US, Swedish, and Ecuadorian governments to properly investigate and address expert evidence showing that the WikiLeaks publisher has been subjected to “psychological torture”.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero said on Monday that her country's authorities do not intend to break off diplomatic relations with Bolivia after a recent diplomatic scandal over Mexico granting asylum to former Bolivian officials in its embassy.
Local police said they found a room inside the theater with used condoms on the floor, where visitors took part in sex activities, along with at least eight pieces of rolled-up marijuana cigarettes.
The cows were apparently killed by a powerful electrical discharge when a lightning bolt struck a fence they were gathered near during a thunderstorm.
Last week, Mexico's foreign ministry reportedly accused Bolivia of the "harassment and intimidation" of its diplomats at the Mexican embassy in La Paz and requested a meeting with Bolivia's charge d'affaires.
According to reports, Mexican roads become heavily congested and accidents happen more frequently during this time due to the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The party Movement for Socialism (MAS) will choose its candidate to run in the forthcoming Bolivian presidential election at a meeting on 19 January, ousted former Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Monday.
LIMA (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday that he had ordered prosecutors to speed up collaboration with Brazil for getting back five fugitive suspected perpetrators of an attack on a Venezuelan military garrison, adding that he counted on the effort to bring about positive results.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - A shooting at a gas station in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato has left six people dead and five others injured, Mexican media reported on Saturday.
4.4 tonnes of cocaine worth $1 billion were found in containers with soy beans in the port of Montevideo, the country's authorities said. Later, another tonne was confiscated in a joint operation of security forces in the region of Soriano.
The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence said that the army has intensified patrolling operations in the border strip region, as provided for in Complementary Law No. 97/1999.