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Mexico Asks Italy to Extradite Former Tamaulipas State Governor

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Yarrington was detained on Sunday in Florence, Italy. He faces charges in Mexico and the United States, where he has been accused of drug...

Venezuelan President Announces Introduction of National Anti-Coup Plan

(updated 08:55 19.04.2017) MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the implementation of a "special plan" dubbed Zamora against an alleged coup in the country....

At Least 2 People Killed in Venezuela During Protests Against President...

(updated 18:23 12.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the RCN news agency citing police authorities, Daniel Queliza, a 19-year-old student who did not take part...

Death Toll From Landslide in Colombia’s Manizales Surpasses Dozen

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The death toll from the landslides that occurred in the city of Manizales in Colombia's coffee-growing region this week now stands at over a dozen, local...

Venezuela Further Extends Circulation of 100-Bolivar Notes

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuela has again postponed the withdrawal of the 100-bolivar banknotes from circulation, Vice President of Venezuela Tareck Zaidan El Aissami has announced. "...

National Guard Serviceman Killed in Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – One serviceman was killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela’s Miranda State, Ombudsman and President of the Republican Moral Council of Venezuela Tarek William Saab...

Colombia Mudslide Death Toll Now at 320, Disaster Management Authorities Say

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – According to the latest data, a total of 320 people were killed by the mudslide, 118 children among them, UNGRD said on Wednesday. At least...

At Least Four Killed in Protests Against Maduro in Venezuela

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – A 36-year-old man and a 14-year-old teenager were killed as a result of Tuesday demonstrations against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the city of Barquisimeto...

30 Detained in Venezuelan City of Los Teques For Vandalism During...

(updated 02:59 16.04.2017) MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — The looting and violence were provoked by the opposition calling on people to take to streets, El Universal outlet reported on Saturday, citing...

Death Toll of Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela Reaches Seven

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — According to earlier reports, five people were killed in the protests, which were sparked after the country’s Supreme Court attempted to take on the legislative functions...

Venezuelan Bolivar Dropping Rapidly Against Dollar Amid Anti-Maduro Protests

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – On Friday, the "black market" currency rate was 4,412 bolivars per dollar, according to Dolar Today, a website that monitors currency...

Nearly 1,700 People Evacuated in Uruguay Amid Floods

(updated 08:59 14.04.2017) MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Almost 1,700 people have been evacuated in Uruguay’s Artigas Department amid heavy flooding, the SINAE informs. "… the total...
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