Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Uruguayan Broad Front seeking to avoid coalition government http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47967&SEO=uruguayan-broad-front-seeking-to-avoid-coalition-government By Hugo Rius Blein Montevideo, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Frente Amplio (Broad Front, FA) of Uruguay will need to secure over 40 percent of the vote to avoid a right-wing government coalition following the upcoming presidential elections, according to analysis released in this capital. Lula's defense requests access to Lava Jato prosecutors' messages http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47948&SEO=lulas-defense-requests-access-to-lava-jato-prosecutors-messages Brasilia, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The defense of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva again requested on Monday access to the messages between the Lava Jato prosecutors and former judge Sérgio Moro, showing the irregularities in the case against the former president. Ecuadorian government restores fuel subsidies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47938&SEO=ecuadorian-government-restores-fuel-subsidies Quito, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno signed Decree 894 on Monday, rendering ineffective the resolution that eliminated fuel subsidies and triggered a national strike over 11 consecutive days. Ecuador's schools reopen after widespread protests http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47932&SEO=ecuadors-schools-reopen-after-widespread-protests Quito, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's schools reopened on Tuesday, as the country gradually returns to normal, after 11 days of national strike action demanding the government restore fuel subsidies, eliminated by presidential decree. Bolivian president to present evidence of coup plans http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47930&SEO=bolivian-president-to-present-evidence-of-coup-plans La Paz, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Bolivians await details following the announcement made by President Evo Morales that he will present evidence on plans for a coup d'état. Venezuelan foreign minister stresses weakness of right-wing gov'ts http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47887&SEO=venezuelan-foreign-minister-stresses-weakness-of-right-wing-govts Caracas,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stressed that right-wing governments are currently very frightened and weak. Ecuador revokes decree eliminating fuel subsidy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47877&SEO=ecuador-revokes-decree-eliminating-fuel-subsidy Quito, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) After 11 uninterrupted days of national strike, the government and the indigenous movement of Ecuador agreed this Sunday to revoke Decree 883, which eliminated the subsidy for extra gasoline and diesel. Venezuela ratifies indigenous people's rights http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47860&SEO=venezuela-ratifies-indigenous-peoples-rights Caracas, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Vice President for Social and Territorial Development of Venezuela, Aristobulo Isturiz, today ratified the rights of indigenous peoples to equality, and to ethnic and cultural diversity. Ecuadorian indigenous movement condemns attack on journalist http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47826&SEO=ecuadorian-indigenous-movement-condemns-attack-on-journalist Quito, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) denied responsibility for an attack against a journalist, after covering a rally of the organization at the House of Culture (CCE) in Quito. Ecuadorian intellectuals and artists release manifesto http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47820&SEO=ecuadorian-intellectuals-and-artists-release-manifesto Quito, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian intellectuals and artists today expressed concern about the internal situation arising from economic measures adopted by the government in a Manifesto, signed by dozens of writers, poets, artists, journalists, actors, and workers from different cultural spheres in this South American country, which has seen seven days of demonstrations and police repression. Venezuela rejects accusations of Brazil over oil spill http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47809&SEO=venezuela-rejects-accusations-of-brazil-over-oil-spill Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Petroleum Minister Manuel Quevedo today rejected the statements of the Brazilian government regarding the responsibility of the state-owned company Petroleum of Venezuela (PDVSA) with the oil spill on its coasts. Indigenous people of Ecuador denounce the death of protesters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47791&SEO=indigenous-people-of-ecuador-denounce-the-death-of-protesters Quito, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) denounced today the death of participants in the general strike carried out throughout the country, after a week of mobilizations against economic measures provided by the government. Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47790&SEO=mexico-expresses-concern-about-situation-in-ecuador Mexico, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The government of Mexico expressed today in a statement its concern about the serious events that occur in Ecuador and called for respecting the rule of law and human rights. Venezuelan government favors dialogue for peace http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47789&SEO=venezuelan-government-favors-dialogue-for-peace Caracas, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Miranda State Governor Hector Rodriguez repeated the government's willingness to hold talks, even with US President Donald Trump, under the terms of Venezuela's Constitution, in order to reach a peaceful solution to the crisis in the country. Venezuela to receive World Champion Yulimar Rojas with all the honors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47764&SEO=venezuela-to-receive-world-champion-yulimar-rojas-with-all-the-honors Caracas, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan people will warmly receive their two-time world champion in the triple jump, Yulimar Rojas, who returns to the country after her outstanding performance at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Ecuadorian Gov't decrees curfew around strategic government buildings http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47760&SEO=ecuadorian-govt-decrees-curfew-around-strategic-government-buildings Quito, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Wednesday decreed a curfew in areas surrounding government buildings, where protests have taken place over the past six days against the economic measures adopted by his administration. Peru: Nearly 25 million will be able to vote in legislative elections http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47745&SEO=peru-nearly-25-million-will-be-able-to-vote-in-legislative-elections Lima, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Some 25 million Peruvians over the age of 18 are eligible to vote in the legislative elections of January 2020, according to the electoral roll received on Tuesday by the National Jury of Elections (JNE). Huge act convened in Sao Paulo to demand Lula's release http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47712&SEO=huge-act-convened-in-sao-paulo-to-demand-lulas-release Brasilia, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The People without Fear and Brazil Popular fronts convened a major event on Sunday in Sao Paulo to demand the release of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who on Tuesday had served 549 days in prison. Venezuela denounces Colombia's attempts to undermine peace http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47709&SEO=venezuela-denounces-colombias-attempts-to-undermine-peace Caracas, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government continues its escalation of attempts to undermine peace in Venezuela, with threats to use paramilitary groups to generate violence in the Bolivarian nation, President Nicolas Maduro denounced. Maduro recalls Hugo Chavez's final electoral triumph http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47699&SEO=maduro-recalls-hugo-chavezs-final-electoral-triumph Caracas, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro honored Monday the electoral triumph of Commander Hugo Chavez seven years ago, on his reelection as head of state for the third time.