Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Brazil: Unions hold day of struggle for life and Out Bolsonaro http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58626&SEO=brazil-unions-hold-day-of-struggle-for-life-and-out-bolsonaro Brasilia, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) The Central Union with People's Conlutas, and 10 other labor groups will perform in Sao Paulo today face-to-face and symbolic actions in defense of life and Out Bolsonaro in view of his position in the fight against Covid-19. Chile: Mapuches claim that they will respond to any attacks http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58597&SEO=chile-mapuches-claim-that-they-will-respond-to-any-attacks Santiago de Chile, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Nearly a hundred Mapuches that ocuppied Tirua's city hall in the Bio Bio region, in southern Chile, assured that they will respond to any attempt to evict them. Cuba-Venezuela Agricultural Project Challenges U.S. Blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58593&SEO=cuba-venezuela-agricultural-project-challenges-u.s.-blockade Caracas, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The relaunching of the agri-food project between Venezuela and Cuba is today a challenge to the U.S. blockade and a reaffirmation of the two nations' sovereignty, assured Urban Agriculture Minister Gabriela Peña. Colombia's Supreme Court orders remand of former President Uribe http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58526&SEO=colombias-supreme-court-orders-remand-of-former-president-uribe Bogota, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the pretrial detention of former President Alvaro Uribe (2002-2010), investigated for alleged witness tampering, local media reported on Tuesday. New protests keep up tension in southern region of Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58511&SEO=new-protests-keep-up-tension-in-southern-region-of-chile Santiago de Chile, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Protests and incidents during the night and early morning hours of this Tuesday keep the tension in localities of the region of La Araucania, scene last weekend of strong acts of violence. Leaders' assassinations increase in Colombia's Duque government http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58484&SEO=leaders-assassinations-increase-in-colombias-duque-government 3 de agosto de 2020, 13:31 Bogota, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) From the signing of the Peace Agreement in Colombia in 2016 until July, 349 social leaders were murdered, 52 percent of the crimes occurred during the government of Ivan Duque, El Espectador newspaper reported on Monday. Over 93,000 deaths of Covid-19 in Brazil http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58442&SEO=over-93000-deaths-of-covid-19-in-brazil Brasilia, Jul 2 (Prensa Latina) Some 1,088 people died of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil on Saturday, bringing the total to 93,563, according to the latest bulletin of the Ministry of Health. I would like to face Moro in a possible election race, Lula says http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58432&SEO=i-would-like-to-face-moro-in-a-possible-election-race-lula-says Brasilia, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that former Judge Sergio Moro, who sentenced him without evidence for alleged acts of corruption, evades the debate on Saturday and he would like to confront him in an possible election race. Venezuelan president proposes a campaign against misinformation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58364&SEO=venezuelan-president-proposes-a-campaign-against-misinformation Caracas, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro proposed to create a campaign to counter the media war that Venezuela is facing today. Brazil reports record number of nurses killed by Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58346&SEO=brazil-reports-record-number-of-nurses-killed-by-covid-19 Brasilia, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) At least 316 nurses have died while working on the front line in the fight against Covid-19 in Brazil, so they account for 30% of deaths in that category in the world. Brazil, 3rd country with most deaths of environmental, HR activists http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58301&SEO=brazil-3rd-country-with-most-deaths-of-environmental-hr-activists Brasilia, jul 29 (Prensa Latina) With 24 murders, Brazil appears today as the third country in the world with most deaths of environmental and human rights activists in 2019, according to a report by a non-governmental organization (NGO). Special electoral registration day extended in Venezuela http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58223&SEO=special-electoral-registration-day-extended-in-venezuela Caracas, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) The special day for updating and registering voters continues this Monday in Venezuela in view of the decision by the National Electoral Council (CNE) to extend this process for a period of 72 hours. TPI lodges a complaint against Bolsonaro in The Hague http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58212&SEO=tpi-lodges-a-complaint-against-bolsonaro-in-the-hague Brasilia, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Brazil´s health professionals lodged another complaint at the International Criminal Tribunal (TPI), based in Netherlands, against President Jair Bolsonaro for his negligent stance in the fight against Covid -19. Venezuela has treatments for Covid-19 despite blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58202&SEO=venezuela-has-treatments-for-covid-19-despite-blockade Caracas, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) The president, Nicolas Maduro, assured that despite the U.S. blockade, Venezuela currently has all the necessary treatments and resources to face the Covid-19 pandemic. Argentina, a decisive week in the fight against the pandemic http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58200&SEO=argentina-a-decisive-week-in-the-fight-against-the-pandemic Buenos Aires, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) After a week with a notable increase in the number of infections, Argentina begun a decisive stage in the fight against Covid-19, in which the Government will decide whether to go ahead or take another step back to the quarantine. Venezuela has treatment to fight Covid-19 despite blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58194&SEO=venezuela-has-treatment-to-fight-covid-19-despite-blockade Caracas, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro assured that despite the US blockade, the nation currently has all necessary treatments and resources to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Colombia begins campaign for social leaders' lives http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58189&SEO=colombia-begins-campaign-for-social-leaders-lives Bogota, jul 26 (Prensa Latina) The campaign 'Silence is no longer an option' began on Sunday in Colombia with the objective to defend the lives of social leaders and signatories of the Peace Accord. Deputies ask Chilean government to meet Mapuche prisoners demands http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58178&SEO=deputies-ask-chilean-government-to-meet-mapuche-prisoners-demands Santiago de Chile, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Deputies from different parties asked the government to attend the demands of a group of Mapuche political prisoners on hunger strike and alerted on the critical state of health of spiritual leader Celestino Córdova. Lula: Brazil is victim of a president dressed-up as a doctor http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58126&SEO=lula-brazil-is-victim-of-a-president-dressed-up-as-a-doctor Brasilia, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva denounced that the Brazilian people are being victim today of the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro who decided to pretend to be a doctor and recommended the use of chloroquine without proven scientific efficacy against Covid-19. Chilean government defeated by Senate vote on pension funds http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58077&SEO=chilean-government-defeated-by-senate-vote-on-pension-funds Santiago de Chile, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) After the defeat suffered in the Senate, which approved an important constitutional reform on pension funds, the government of Sebastián Piñera is today in an increasingly difficult situation.