• In this Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 photo, workers at one of maquiladoras of the TECMA group prepare to raise the U.S. flag along with the Mexican and TECMA flags in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
    Last update: 01:03 GMT 11.07.2019
    01:03 GMT 11.07.2019

    Mexico Says to Receive $800Mln From US to Develop Southeastern Regions

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – The US Overseas Private Investment Corporation will allocate $800 million for the economic development and jobs creation in the southeast of Mexico, the Latin American country’s Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said.

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    Last update: 19:40 GMT 10.07.2019
    19:40 GMT 10.07.2019

    Playful Pooch Welcomed With Open Arms During Mass in Brazil

    This four-legged worshipper thought it was playtime!

  • A Venezuelan militia woman (front) and other troops in different fatigues and carrying various weapons stand on a Russian-made BMP-3M IFV during the press conference given by Defence Minister general Vladimir Padrino Lopez at Fort Tiuna in Caracas on August 14, 2017
    Last update: 16:08 GMT 10.07.2019
    16:08 GMT 10.07.2019

    Russia's Arms Deliveries to Venezuela Do Not Affect Balance of Forces in Region - Moscow

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Deliveries of Russian military equipment to Venezuela do not destroy the balance of forces in the region, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said.

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    Last update: 22:11 GMT 09.07.2019
    22:11 GMT 09.07.2019

    Mexican Finance Chief Steps Down Over Differences on Economic Policies

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican treasury secretary, Carlos Urzua, stood down on Tuesday over conflicting views on economic policies and will be succeeded by his deputy.

  • Migrants coming from Central America climb off a train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico, Monday, April 29, 2013
    Last update: 02:34 GMT 09.07.2019
    02:34 GMT 09.07.2019

    Mexico Detains Over 200 Migrants From Central America En Route to US - Authorities

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Mexican authorities have detained 228 migrants from Central America on their way to the United States, Mexico's Secretariat of Security and Civilian Protection said.

  • In this May 20, 2019 photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro flashes a hand-heart symbol to supporters outside Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela.
    Last update: 01:03 GMT 09.07.2019
    01:03 GMT 09.07.2019

    Venezuela's Maduro Announces Start of Talks With Opposition in Barbados

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the negotiations with the opposition had started on the eastern Caribbean island of Barbados.

  • Футбол. ЧМ-2018. Матч Аргентина - Исландия
    Last update: 13:09 GMT 08.07.2019
    13:09 GMT 08.07.2019

    Brazilian Coach Schools ‘Extraterrestrial’ Leo Messi: 'Show More Respect'

    The Argentinian star and his squad were stopped just one step away from the Copa America final by the Brazilian team, which later won the tournament. The striker was also sent off the pitch during the match for bronze and eventually lashed out at the organisers of the South American championship, blaming them for Argentina’s failure.

  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) in a match 1/8 finals of the FIFA World Cup between French and Argentina national teams
    Last update: 05:35 GMT 08.07.2019
    05:35 GMT 08.07.2019

    Messi May Face 2 Year Ban Over Corruption Accusations Against CONMEBOL Officials - Reports

    The Argentinian star was sent off the pitch during the match for the Copa America bronze medal. His squad eventually won, and boycotted the medal ceremony. Messi blamed South America’s football governing body, CONMEBOL, for preventing Argentina from snapping up the title they have wanted for 26 years, and publically denounced officials.

  • Brazil's Richarlison celebrates scoring from the penalty mark his side's third goal against Peru during the final soccer match of the Copa America
    Last update: 22:02 GMT 07.07.2019
    22:02 GMT 07.07.2019

    Brazil Wins 2019 Copa America by Defeating Peru 3-1

    Brazil on Sunday won the 2019 South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Cup championship by beating Peru in the finals 3-1.

  • Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido greets supporters during a rally in Barinas, Venezuela, Saturday, June 1, 2019. Guaido is taking his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro to the birthplace of Hugo Chavez, the socialist leaders's mentor
    Last update: 21:44 GMT 07.07.2019
    21:44 GMT 07.07.2019

    Guaido Says Opposition, Venezuelan Government to Resume Talks in Barbados

    In late June, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter, that a third round of talks between the opposition and the legitimate Venezuelan government would take place in early July, either in Barbados or Oslo.

  • In this Feb. 18, 2015 photo, storage tanks stand in a PDVSA state-run oil company crude oil complex near El Tigre, a town located within Venezuela's Hugo Chavez oil belt, formally known as the Orinoco Belt
    Last update: 13:04 GMT 07.07.2019
    13:04 GMT 07.07.2019

    Venezuelan Oil Refineries Halted by Blackout – Reports

    The crisis-hit Latin American country has suffered a series of mass power outages since early March, which the government has blamed on the United States and the country's opposition, describing the blackouts as "sabotage attacks".

  • In this June 18, 2004 file photo, Brazilian composer Joao Gilberto performs at Carnegie Hall, in New York.
    Last update: 19:50 GMT 06.07.2019
    19:50 GMT 06.07.2019

    Brazilian Singer, Songwriter Joao Gilberto Dies at Age 88 - Reports

    Joao Gilberto, the world-renowned Brazilian guitarist and vocalist, and a pioneer of the bossa nova genre, has died at the age of 88, according to multiple media reports.

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    Last update: 17:01 GMT 06.07.2019
    17:01 GMT 06.07.2019

    'Diablo' on the Run: Alleged Satanic Worshipper Rapes a Baby Pig, Flees From the Law

    Locals claimed that other than having sex with the pigs at his father’s farm, the perpetrator also got down and dirty with dogs and chickens.

  • The International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.
    Last update: 22:22 GMT 05.07.2019
    22:22 GMT 05.07.2019

    IMF to Grant Argentina $5.4Bln After Fourth Review of National Economic Plan - Statement

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to release $5.4 billion to the government of Argentina after reviewing the country's economic program, IMF Acting Managing Director David Lipton said in a press release on Friday.

  • Nicolás Maduro, presidente de Venezuela
    Last update: 21:48 GMT 05.07.2019
    21:48 GMT 05.07.2019

    Venezuelan Independence Day: Maduro Calls for Dialogue, Guaido Rallies More Protests

    On 5 July, Venezuela celebrates the anniversary of its 1811 Declaration of Independence, which made it the first Spanish colony in South America to declare independence. In recent years, the holiday was also named National Armed Forces Day.

  • Last update: 21:46 GMT 05.07.2019
    21:46 GMT 05.07.2019

    UN Human Rights Report ‘Invisiblizes’ Venezuelan Victims of Opposition Violence, US Sanctions

    UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet presented a scathing attack on the Venezuelan government to the Human Rights Council on Friday, but critics say she ignored the causes of the country’s crisis as well as the victims of opposition violence in order to present a one-sided view that faults only Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

    Political Crisis in Venezuela
  • a man stands in a poppy flower field that the government sprayed with an herbicide in the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains of Guerrero state, Mexico.
    Last update: 03:12 GMT 05.07.2019
    03:12 GMT 05.07.2019

    How Mexico Became the World's Second Largest Opium Producer


    In times when opioids are causing more deaths in the world than ever before, Mexico is positioned as one of the world’s largest opium producers, second only to Afghanistan.

  • Venezuela's opposition leader and self proclaimed interim President Juan Guaido, center, speaks during a meeting with oil workers at the Metropolitan University of Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 3, 2019
    Last update: 19:03 GMT 04.07.2019
    19:03 GMT 04.07.2019

    Putin on Guaido's Appeal to God: Time to Get Back to Reality

    ROME (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday urged the leader of Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaido to "return back to reality and follow democratic procedures", stressing that Guaido's appeal to God remained unanswered.

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    Last update: 18:08 GMT 04.07.2019
    18:08 GMT 04.07.2019

    Horror As Businessman Shoots Himself at Seminar in Brazil Attended by Energy Minister (Video)

    A company owned by the businessman reportedly went bankrupt in February amid financial difficulties prompted by the spike in gas prices.

  • Venezuelan People Get Ready to Repel a Probable Military Aggression
    Last update: 04:00 GMT 04.07.2019
    04:00 GMT 04.07.2019

    How Venezuelans Train to Repel Possible Military Aggression (Videos, Photos)


    “The continuity of daily life should continue even in case of war”. 56-year-old Astrid Villalobos wears a red cap of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela. “We should be able to go to work, to public places, to take our children to school”, she says.

    Political Crisis in Venezuela