Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Brazilian Minister under Investigation for Illicit Enrichment Brasilia, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The Public Ministry of Sao Paulo is investigating Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles for illicit enrichment, after his assets grew 335% between 2012 and 2017. Venezuelan Socialist Party Encourages Domestic Production Caracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is currently making a big effort to encourage the domestic production system and support those victims of the economic war through the Local Supply and Production Committees (CLAP). Opposition Mobilizes in Favor of Abdo Benitez Impeachment Trial Asuncion, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Authentic Radical Liberal Party (PRLA), called for a citizen mobilization this Tuesday after legislators announced they would open an extraordinary session to deal with the request for impeachment of Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez. Venezuela to Produce Some 13 Million Tons of Inputs in 2020 Caracas, August 20 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government plans Tuesday to produce 13,540,000 tons of food for next year, despite the limitations of the blockade imposed by the United States. Venezuela Takes Actions to Avoid Electrical Damage Fotos: Twitter @NestorReverolCaracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is deploying on Tuesday an action plan to stabilize the National Electric Power System (SEN), Sectoral Vice President for Public Works and Services Nestor Reverol said. Macri Administers Oath to New Finance Minister Buenos Aires, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri has administered the oath of office on Tuesday to new Finance Minister Hernan Lancuza, who takes his post in one of the most critical moments of the government with a convulsive economy. Venezuelan Government Assists Millions Affected by Blockade Caracas, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) More than five million Venezuelans are currently assisted through the Integral Attention Plan to Victims of the Economic War, Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Diosdado Cabello said. FBP Calls to Struggle for Lula's Freedom after 500 Days in Prison Brasilia, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Popular Front (FBP) of Parana called on its organizations and the society to join in the struggles for freedom for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after 500 days of his political imprisonment. Maduro Remembers Chavez's Inauguration as President of Venezuela Caracas, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The head of state, Nicolas Maduro, commemorated this Monday the swearing-in of revolutionary leader Hugo Chavez (1954-2013) as the first president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela after the approval of the 1999 Constitution. Venezuelan Vice President in Russia for Strengthening Bilateral Ties Moscow, Aug 19 ( Prensa Latina ) The Executive Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, arrived Monday in Caracas with the aim of strengthening the relations of brotherhood and cooperation between the two nations. Social Leaders still Targets of Violence in Colombia Bogota, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Social leaders continue to be targets of violence in Colombia today, where in the last hours the body of the farmer Luis Eduardo Caldera, aspiring to the council of San Jacinto del Cauca (north), was found. Evo Morales Calls for Unity, Solidarity in the Face of Adversities La Paz, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, called Monday on the Bolivian authorities and people to strengthen unity and solidarity among all to organize and confront the reported fires in the department of Santa Cruz (east). Venezuelan University Sector Signs Document against US Blockade Caracas, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan university sector on Monday joined the collection of signatures to reject the unilateral coercive measures taken by the government of US President Donald Trump against the Bolivarian Republic. Trump Suggests Naval Blockade of Venezuela, Axios Reports Washington, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) President Donald Trump has suggested national security officials that the U.S. station Navy ships along the Venezuelan coastline to prevent goods from coming in and out of the country, Axios reported. Brazilian Workers Condemn Blockade against Cuba and Helms-Burton Law Brasilia, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) The Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT) of the Federal District condemned Saturday the tightening of the U.S. blockade against Cuba and the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act against the Caribbean island. I Expect Justice After So Many Lies , Lula Says Brasilia, Aug 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expects the Federal Supreme Court to return to lead Brazil''s Judicial Branch and do justice, as he now feels he is at a crossroads given so much lies spread about him. Evo Morales Pays Tribute to Indigenous March in Bolivia La Paz, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales handed over title deeds of the Multiethnic Indigenous Territory (TIM), as a tribute to the March for Territory and Dignity which took place on August 16, 1990, in the city of Trinidad. Lula Calls for Organization to Prevent Brazils' Devastation Brasilia, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Former President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called on the people, social and union movements to organize to avoid the dismantling of Brazil under the government of President Jair Bolsonaro. Citizens' Revolution Denounces Dictatorial State in Ecuador Quito,Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) The Citizen''s Revolution Party denounced Thursday that with the impeachment of four members of the Council for Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs), the government has installed a dictatorial state in Ecuador. Chileans Celebrate Fidel Castro's 93rd Birthday Santiago de Chile, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Singing the song ''El dia de tu cumpleaƱos,'' written by iconic singer-songwriter Violeta Parra, dozens of Chilean solidarity activists celebrated in Santiago the 93rd anniversary of the birth of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.