Fictional Lawyer Created by Brazil’s Ex-Attorney General Pays His Bill

A fictional “distinguished lawyer” ended up paying the restaurant bill of his 'creator.'

// Jun. 29, 2016 - 03:35 GMT

Brazil's Senate Clears Rousseff of Fiscal Wrongdoing

Brazilian Senate issued a report saying that there are no evidences of Dilma Rousseff involving in the country's budget manipulations, a Latin-American broadcaster reported.

// Jun. 28, 2016 - 15:50 GMT

New Wider, Deeper Panama Canal Opens, Could Face Competition from Nicaragua

The Panama Canal has reopened following almost ten years of reconstruction work, but the $5 billion project may not pay off in the face of decreased shipping and a possible rival.

// Jun. 26, 2016 - 20:55 GMT

Venezuela Validates Maduro Removal Petition Signatures, Launches Referendum

Venezuelan National Electoral Council has received enough signatures to move to the second stage of the imcumbent president ousting procedure.

// Jun. 25, 2016 - 17:24 GMT

Rio Doping Control Lab Expects to Resume Work After July WADA Inspection

The Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro will resume its work after the July inspection of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the laboratory said in a statement.

// Jun. 25, 2016 - 12:35 GMT

Colombian President Says FARC to Cease Existing as Armed Group

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) would stop its existence as an armed group following a historic deal between Bogota and FARC.

// Jun. 24, 2016 - 14:51 GMT

Brazil’s Top Sports Official Regrets Russian Athletes’ No Show at Rio 2016

In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Antônio Carlos Gomes, director of the Brazilian Athletics Confederation, said he was disappointed by the IOCs decision to ban Russian track and fielders from participating in the upcoming Olympics in Rio. </p>

// Jun. 23, 2016 - 18:41 GMT

Venezuelan Opposition Validates Enough Signatures to Oust Maduro

Venezuelas opposition says it has validated enough signatures on a petition to hold a national referendum on ousting President Nicolas Maduro. </p>

// Jun. 23, 2016 - 12:50 GMT

Uruguay Prepares Mission to Monitor Colombia-FARC Ceasefire

Military observers from Uruguay are ready to go to Colombia to monitor the newly-achieved ceasefire between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group, Uruguays Deputy Defense Ministry Jorge Menendez told Sputnik. </p>

// Jun. 23, 2016 - 10:38 GMT

Plagued in Corruption: Effects of the US Coup in Brazil

As the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff continues to wind its tortured way through the political establishment of Brazil, the country is simultaneously facing a massive corruption scandal. Activist Kim Ives and Aline C. Piva of Brazilian Expats for Democracy join Radio Sputniks Loud & Clear to discuss new developments. </p>

// Jun. 23, 2016 - 09:19 GMT