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South America

La Paz, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Ambassador Crisbeyle Gonzalez today thanked Bolivian people and government for their support for the re-election last Sunday of her country's President, Nicolas Maduro.

Zúrich, Switzerland,May 22 (Prensa Latina) FIFA president Gianni Infantino,refuse to drop the sanction they impose on him.

Caracas, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Technicians of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela and representatives of the political parties conducted today the post-election certification of the telecommunications infrastructure used during the May 20 elections.

Brasilia, May 22 (Prensa Latina) U.S. Undersecretary of State John J. Sullivan is visiting Brazil today to meet with local authorities to deal with the alleged political and economic instability in Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro has just been reelected.

Quito, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Motivated to analyze the dynamics of higher education in Latin America, among other issues, experts from several countries are holding today the second day of the III International Congress on Education and University for Social Transformation.

La Paz, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the Bolivian Drivers' Confederation, Ismael Fernandez, reported today that a decree on transport drivers'' retirement is expected for the first days of June, a norm still in the conformation phase.

Caracas, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela repudiated today the new unilateral measures imposed against the country by the United States president, Donald Trump, less than 24 hours before the announcement of Nicolás Maduro''s presidential re-election.

Quito, May 22 (Prensa Latina) A 5,5 magnitude earthquake was registered today in the province of Imbabura, located in the Sierra region of Ecuador, with no damage reported so far.

Mexico, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government took a wrong position when it ignored the elections in Venezuela and ordered several measures of reprisal against that government, La Jornada newspaper reported.

Abuja, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe became the 19th member of the African Financial Corporation (AFC), the website of the continent's financial infrastructure development institution indicated today.

Georgetown, May 22 (Prensa Latina) The CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean Development Bank are collaborating today to organize the first regional workshop to strengthen national capacity to support the 2030 Human Resources Development Strategy.