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Maduro Tells Trump to ‘Get Hands Off’ Venezuela as Tensions Rise

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday bashed his US counterpart Donald Trump, in a speech reported by national radio, telling him to stop meddling in the...

Twisted and Colored Textile Cords 'May Contain Clues to Ancient Inca...

The Inca Empire ruled a large swathe of Latin America until it was finally defeated by the Spanish conquistadors in the late 16th century. But the mystery of how the...

Mexico Holds 'Wall of Memory' Commemoration Event Ahead of Victory Day

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — A total of 11 stands with the photos of the World War II participants were hung out along the walls of the Russian embassy, compared to the...

WWII Commemoration Event ‘Friendship Run’ in Havana Gathers Hundreds of People

HAVANA (Sputnik) — Hundreds of people including Russian citizens and representatives of other nations took part in the WWII commemoration event, dubbed "Friendship Run" that was held in Havana,...

'Immortal Regiment' March in Buenos Aires Attended by Hundreds of People

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) — The WWII commemoration event, dubbed "Immortal Regiment" in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires was attended by some 200 people, Russian Ambassador to Argentina Viktor...

Court Gives Jail Terms to 8 Brazilians for Plotting Terror Acts...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — A court in Brazil sentenced eight people on Thursday to between five and 15 years in jail for plotting terror attacks at the Rio Olympic Games, local...

Venezuelan Parliament Rejects Maduro’s Initiative to Call Constituent Assembly

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – The National Assembly of Venezuela supported the document rejecting the initiative of country’s President Nicolas Maduro to call the constituent assembly, opposition lawmaker...

Eight People Killed by Military Jet Crash in Central Colombia

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A military jet crashed in central Colombia leaving eight servicemen dead, country’s President Juan Manuel Santos said. “Our solidarity with relatives of the victims...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Calls Constituent Assembly

CARACAS (Sputnik) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced his decision to call a constituent assembly. “Using my presidential powers as the head of state and in accordance with the article...

Olga Benario, the Communist That Nazi Gestapo Hounded Most Vehemently

“A Communist in Gestapo Archives” is a 2,000 page biography of the German-born Jewish Communist who died in a Nazi gas chamber in 1942 aged 34. Anita...

Mexico's Lower House of Congress Approves Medical Marijuana

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The lower house of Mexico’s parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday in favor of legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. "The Chamber of Deputies has approved in general,...

USSR Obsession: Several Generations of Kids in Latin America Named After...

Latin American countries are not an exception. On the anniversary of Lenin's birthday Sputnik Mundo revealed details of the popular trend. It turned out that for a while...
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