Accusations for the sinking of the submarine ARA San Juan in Argentina
The first accusations were made against those presumed responsible for the sinking of the ARA San Juan in Argentina.
The accusations fell on captains Jorge Andrés Sulia, Hugo Miguel Correa, and Héctor Alonso, who will be informed of the evidence against them at a hearing.
The three, former members of the Navy, signed the submarine's exit order on October 25, 2017.
The statements of the three indicted ex-military officers has been scheduled for next week.
The prosecution announced that it will soon present a list of new defendants, including Argentine Defense Minister Óscar Aguad.
A gold mine for every governor in Venezuela
Nicolás Maduro promised to deliver a gold mine to each governor to help them get out of the current crisis.
He also said that each governor will receive 1 million crypto coins from the regime every two months, to be spent without explanation.
According to Maduro, these measures are aimed at confronting the lack of liquidity and the sanctions imposed by the United States on him and his leadership.
The United States, announced that it will maintain the commercial blockade in an attempt to remove Maduro from power, and prevent him from continuing to plunder and impoverish the country.
Union leader of the oil company PEMEX resigns
The leader of the Mexican state oil union PEMEX, Carlos Romero Deschamps, resigned after an investigation was opened into his activities.
Romero a three-time deputy and senator twice declared yesterday that he was leaving office due to a lack of cooperation between the workers and the government.
The announcement was made a few hours after authorities filed a complaint against him for corruption.
This is the first time Romero will have to appear in court, although for decades he has been accused of fraud and other crimes.
The media pointed out that Romero, 76, and his family has led a life of luxury that raises suspicions.
Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe's whistleblower pays witness
Former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe's whistleblower paid thousands of dollars to a key witness who testified against Uribe.
Researcher s found that the five thousand dollars given to Juan Guillermo Monsalve by the NGO Solidarity Foundation came from Senator Iván Cepeda, who accused Uribe.
The money transfers included accommodations, food for the witness's family, and travel.
The founder of the NGO involved, Franklin Castañeda, said his organization simply helped a witness at risk.
However, a link was reported between Castañeda and Cepeda who even campaigned together in 2015 in the left-wing Polo Democrático party.
In an unusual turn of events, Uribe went from accusing Cepeda of manipulating and bribing witnesses to being the accused.