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South America

17 de julio de 2018, 14:54Buenos Aires, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) A group of Argentine social organizations and political movements called today to march against the presence of the International Monetary Fund in the country amid the meeting of finance ministers and governors of central banks of the G20.

17 de julio de 2018, 14:48Santiago, Chile, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The series of scandals by ministers of the Chilean Catholic Church involved in sexual abuses with minors seems to be unstoppable, as new cases have been disclosed with participation of top church leaders.

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, is attending today in this capital the closing day of the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum.

Brasilia, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) President Michel Temer travelled to Cape Verde today to participate in the 12th Summit of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP), where Brazil will hand over the leadership of the organization to the host nation of the meeting.

Buenos Aires, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The workers who were fired by the Argentinean state news agency Telam have protested peacefully for three weeks at one of their venues, while waiting for their jobs to be returned, and will meet with officials from the Labor Ministry today.

Santo Domingo, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Miguel Vargas, called today for the adoption of global mechanisms to address effectively the problems caused by climate change.

Brussels, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU) reiterated today the rejection of the US blockade against Cuba, as it constitutes a unilateral coercive measure with extraterritorial effect contrary to international law.

La Paz, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) All 33 member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) support Bolivia as the pro tempore president of that multilateral body in 2019.

17 de julio de 2018, 08:29Caracas, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) Petroleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa) assesses today actions to raise crude production in the second half of 2018, informed Oil Minister, Manuel Quevedo.

Brasilia, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The number of women to be elected in next October's general elections tends to decrease, as a result of the logic imposed by partisan compositions, according to Brasil 247 newspaper.

Havana, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicted a drop in the production of rice, soy, coarse grains and sugar in Latin America in the 2018-2019 period.