My Nightmare in Uruguay: Refugees Plead With UN to Go Back...

Life in Uruguay has turned out less idyllic than a group of Syrian refugees had hoped, and after just a few weeks they want to return home to Syria. For the...

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...

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...

Maduro Says Ready for Elections Amid Anti-Government Protests in Caracas

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Speaking at a pro-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Wednesday, Maduro called opposition leader Julio Borges a "coward," as quoted by The Washington Post,...

Brazil, Venezuela Lead Latin American Arms Race

(updated 22:05 19.04.2017) Countries across Latin America are increasing their investment in the armed forces, Carlos Hernandez, who runs the Spanish-language defense news portal Infodefensa.com, told...

‘Protagonistic Democracy’ Helps Venezuelans Fight US Provocations

Hugo Chavez was elected president of Venezuela in 1998. Throughout his presidency, he promoted extensive social reforms and sovereignty for Latin America. "At the center of those social...

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...

Drones Used to Analyze Volcanoes in Guatemala

(updated 21:03 12.04.2017) Volcanologists and engineers in the UK have collected measurements from volcanic clouds, together with visual and thermal images of inaccessible volcano peaks, using an unmanned...

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 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...

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...
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