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US Sanctions Venezuela’s President Maduro – Treasury

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States has introduced sanctions against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said in an update on Monday. "The following individual...

Explosion at Illegal Gold Mine in Central Colombia Kills 6 People...

MOSCOW, July 30 (Sputnik) — The blast occurred on Friday in the town of Los Asientos, the Telesur broadcaster reported on late Saturday. One person was reportedly rescued after the...

Venezuela Arrests Five, Seeks Extradition of Three Others Over Power Outages

Venezuelan authorities have arrested five people and seek to extradite three more over charges of sabotage of the Venezuelan electrical grid, which led to massive power outages beginning...

UNSC Defended International Law by Vetoing US Resolution on Venezuela –...

"We welcome that the UN Security Council vetoed the US-drafted resolution on Venezuela, which wanted to violate the sovereignty of the country and provide it with...

'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...

Who Did It? Mice Did! Argentina’s Police Accuse Rodents of Devouring...

Police discovered 540 kg (1,191 lbs) of marijuana missing from a police warehouse in Pilar, to the northwest of the Argentinian capital, BBC reported. Appearing before court, the city's...

Venezuela Refugee Influx to Brazil Cannot Be Solved by Military Means...

Brazilian authorities said on Thursday that they intend to increase troop numbers in the northern state of Roraima in response to the ongoing crisis. The government will provide funding...

Journalist Accuses Moscow of Alleged Meddling in Mexican Politics

(updated 22:54 13.04.2017) In his article titled "The Russian Threat to Mexico" ("La amenaza rusa en México"), the journalist accused the Kremlin of allegedly attempting "to...

ICG Believes Russia Should Be Part of Dialogue on Venezuela –...

"Everyone should be included in conversations. Sweden strongly believes in talking instead of fighting, so we don't exclude anyone in being involved in trying to find a solution in Venezuela....

Mexico Sentences Russian National Makeev to 37.5 Years in Prison for...

In May 2017, Makeev was injured by the residents of Cancun city who attacked him over his insults and attacks aimed at the...

Acclaimed Venezuelan News Site Latest Victim in Facebook Censorship Spree

Publishers for the news outlet were informed by Facebook on Thursday that their page had been "unpublished" due to "recent activity" that "doesn't follow the...

At Least 37 Injured by Grenade Explosion in Colombian Nightclub

  (updated 06:12 17.04.2017) MOSCOW (Sputnik) —According to RCN broadcaster, perpetrators threw the grenade into a club and were able to leave. Local radio station Blu Radio reported citing...
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