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Helicopter Attacks Venezuelan Supreme Court Building – Minister

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A helicopter, belonging to the Venezuelan police agency in charge for criminal investigations, known as CICPC, attacked the building housing the country’s Supreme Court,...

Death Toll in Tourist Boat Incident in Colombia Rises to Nine

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to The Guardian newspaper, the Colombian authorities do not comment on the number of rescued people. Earlier it was reported about three victims and...

Colombian Police Arrest 8 Suspects in Connection With Bogota Shopping Mall...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to The City Paper Bogota, four men and four women were detained in Bogota and the central city of El Espinal. All the arrested...

Study Calling Mexico World's Second Deadliest Country Wrong, Researchers Admit

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — The annual Armed Conflict Survey by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said Mexico came in second with 23,000 armed-conflict fatalities in 2016. Syria was...

Dutch Journalists Still Held by Colombia's ELN Rebels – Radio

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, the radio announced that Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender had been freed after they were reportedly abducted over the weekend...

Mexican Central Bank Hikes Key Interest Rate to 7%

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — This is the ninth time that the benchmark interest rate has been raised and its highest value since the Bank of Mexico last...

Colombian ELN Militants Kidnap Two Dutch Journalists

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender were abducted during the weekend while working in Catatumbo, in an area near the Venezuelan border, the BBC broadcaster reported. The...

Colombia's ELN Armed Group Denies Involvement in Bogota Shopping Center Blast

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN), the country's second largest armed group, has denied its involvement in the recent explosion at the Centro Andino shopping...

Dominican Court Jails Minister on Graft Charges Linked to Brazil Firm...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — Tamistocles Montas was one of 14 suspects tried by the Caribbean island nation’s top court, the local Listin Diario newspaper reported. They include...

Russia 'Won't Allow Food Blackmail of Venezuela by Large Imperialist States'

The food crisis in Venezuela was a major political tool of the opposition aimed at destabilizing of the political situation in the country with the open, decisive and  shameless support...

Uruguay Minister Invites Russian Robotics Companies to Do Business in Country

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the minister, the country is exerting efforts to make it more attractive for foreign investors and to develop the necessary infrastructure. Cosse went on to...

Why Nicaragua and Trump Are Not Allies Despite Both Opposing the...

Syria has been slightly preoccupied with a civil war which broke out in 2011. It was simply unable to send diplomats to attend the talks in Paris in 2012. But...
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