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Sudamérica

Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) There is little doubt that the Best Female Athlete of the Prensa Latina Annual Sports Survey will be Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas, who received three new votes today to extend her leadership to 22.


Buenos Aires, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri said today that the priority is to find the submarine, ARA San Juan, that went missing 21 days ago, and the most important thing is to respect the pain of the relatives of the 44 crew members.


Santiago de Chile, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Chilean troubadours paid tribute to the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, at a cultural gala in which they reviewed emblematic melodies of the committed song.


Brasilia, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) The third phase of Lula''s Caravan for Brazil, a project boosted by the Workers'' Party (PT) and the Perseu Abramo Foundation, will continue today en route to the state of Rio de Janeiro.


Caracas, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) International observers arrive in Venezuela today to be accredited by the National Electoral Council (CNE) for the municipal elections to be held next Sunday.


Quito, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) A total of 13,026,598 Ecuadoreans are concluding today the registration approved by the National Electoral Council (CNE) to participate in the referendum con constitutional amendments, scheduled for February 4, 2018.


Caracas, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan attorney''s office issued an arrest warrant against six directors of Petroleos de Venezuela SA (Pdvsa) for their alleged involvement in corruption actions, said today the Attorney General Tarek William Saab.


Buenos Aires, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine Navy announced today that it still has not found the submarine ARA San Juan 20 days after its disappearance and continues the search with the support of specialists from different nations.


Asunción, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan Executive will receive for its promulgation or veto the bill that establishes the regulatory framework for the research and medicinal use of the cannabis plant and its derivatives, approved today by the Senate.


Brasilia, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian organization Movimento de Pequenos Agricultores, MPA, (Small Farmers Movement) announced today that a hunger strike will start at the Chamber of Deputies to reject the reform of the pension system promoted by President Michel Temer.


Santiago de Chile, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The organization Agrupacion Familiares Detenidos Desaparecidos, AFDD, (Organization of Families of Missing People Arrested in Chile) expressed today strong condemnation to conservative presidential candidate Sebastian Piñera, described by AFDD as ''extremely dangerous''.