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South America

Bogota, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Colombia starts today a new legislative period with congress people elected in the March 11 elections and with ten seats assigned to the former guerrilla FARC, as a result of the Peace Agreement.


Singapore, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is working to complete the documents and negotiations needed to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a step three of 11 signatories have already taken.


20 de julio de 2018, 08:47La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Senior economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Etibar Jafarov, highlighted here the ''quick and successful'' de-dollarization existing today in Bolivia, accomplished ''thanks to macro-economic stability''.


La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Senior economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Etibar Jafarov, highlighted here the ''quick and successful'' de-dollarization existing today in Bolivia, accomplished ''thanks to macro-economic stability''.


La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The presence of doctors and nurses of the free attention program My Health reaches today 310 of the 339 municipalities of Bolivioa, informed the National Coordinator of that initiative, Franz Trujillo.


20 de julio de 2018, 00:10La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The lithium reserves certification process carried out by a U.S. company will ratify Bolivia as the country with the largest reserves of this mineral in the world, local media reported.


By Carmen Esquivel*

Havana (PL) Masaya, Managua, Esteli and other Nicaraguan cities have faced since the middle of April an escalation of violence that resembles destabilizing models directed from abroad and applied already in other countries, such as Venezuela.


Brasilia, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 600 cases of measles were reported so far in six Brazilian states, although the most serious situation is faced by Roraima and Amazonas, according to the Ministry of Health.


Caracas, (Prensa Latina) Socialist leader Adan Chavez confirmed today that the delegations present at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Forum of Sao Paolo, held in Havana, Cuba, backed Venezuela against the interventionist attempts of ''U.S. imperialism.''


Barranquilla, Colombia, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The ex-Olympic shooter Helmut Bellingrotd, head of the Colombian delegation to the Central American and Caribbean Games that begin today in this city, assured that his country is here to dispute the supremacy of Cuba and Mexico.


Tokyo, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP) will open to negotiations for the accession of new countries in 2019, the chief negotiators of the 11 member countries said today.