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Madrid, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Spain and Venezuela agreed to begin a process of normalization of diplomatic relations to restore dialogue between the two governments, the Spanish Foreign Ministry said.

La Paz, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) The inauguration this month of the Binational Service Center of Desaguadero Border will enable the presidents of Bolivia and Peru to address the implementation of the bioceanic train, official sources reported.

Brasilia, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Court of Curitiba denied today the authorization to Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel to inspect the Federal Police headquarters, where former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is being held.

Brasilia, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Federal Regional Court of the Fourth Region (TRF4) today rejected the last appeal presented by the defense attorneys for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in that instance.

Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Nestor Reverol, Venezuela's Minister of Internal Affairs, Justice and Peace, announced today that a terrorist group was planning violent actions to hinder the May 20 elections.

Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Habana Libre Tryp Hotel executives announced today that this facility, the most cosmopolitan in Cuba, will host a festival of Peruvian food on April 24-28, with traditional dishes.

La Paz, April 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Road Administration (ABC) will invest this year at about 1.43 billion dollars in the building of 739 kilometers of additional paths on the Bolivia Road Network ,local media indicated Wednesday.

Santiago de Chile, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Over 200 Non-Government Organizations (NGO), officials of international organisms and authorities considered crucial the participation of civil society in sustainable development.

Brasilia, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been a political prisoner under the custody of the Federal Police in Curitiba for 10 days, and despite this fact, he is now unattainable for any candidate in October''s elections.

La Paz, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Gilberto Aparecido Dos Santos, leader of the Brazilian criminal group Primeiro Comando do Capital (PCC, First Command of the Capital) is still out of the Bolivian national territory, deputy minister for Social Defense and Controlled Substances, Felipe Caceres, said on Tuesday.

Lima, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian Ambassador to Peru Andrei Guskov disregarded speculations on Tuesday about a boycott by U.S. allies on the 2018 FIFA World Cup, to be held in his country in June, as a reprisal for Russia's defense of Syria.