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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.

By Maylín Vidal

Buenos Aires, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Joined by the pressing need to access land, Argentine farmers from the Union of Land Workers are staging a three-day strike and a ''verdurazo'' (giving away vegetables) in front of the Congress.

Bogota, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) It is more likely that cocaine has been passed through the nose of the Attorney General than by my hands, FARC leader Jesús Santrich, who was arrested in this capital on April 9, stated today.

London, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero wrote on Twitter on Tuesday that he has undergone arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees.

By Ulises Canales López

Lima, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) A fragmented summit, the official one and another demanding by nature, the popular one, reflected in Peru the counter perceptions of the continent's reality, marked by resistance to the increasing U.S. hostility and the upturn of the right.

Montevideo, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) At the end of the first quarter of 2018, tourist arrivals in Uruguay increased 10.2 percent, accounting for 1.5 million foreign visitors, Uruguayan Tourist Minister Lilian Kechichian said.

La Paz, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) People's confidence and approval of Bolivian President Evo Morales reaches 55 percent, according to a survey published here.

Bogota, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wished his successor a good management and urged him to consolidate peace and reconciliation in the country.

Bogota, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Gunmen murdered Carlos Enrique Areiza in the department of Antioquia, a key ex-convict in the judicial investigation against former President Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010), due to alleged handling of witnesses against Congressman Ivan Cepeda.

Caracas, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stated today that the U.S. government uses warmongering propaganda to justify military interventions in sovereign nations and to appropriate its natural resources.

United Nations, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, signed Monday an agreement with UN about the prohibition of the use of nuclear weapons and a convention on transparency in arbitration between investors and the State.