Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Colombia has high rates of impunity http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47978&SEO=colombia-has-high-rates-of-impunity 16 de octubre de 2019, 13:23Bogota, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Colombia has high rates of impunity today, ranked among the leading countries as regards this phenomenon in Latin America, according to an investigation published by the Peace and Reconciliation Foundation. Venezuelan president announces government priorities http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47972&SEO=venezuelan-president-announces-government-priorities Caracas, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday announced the reorganization of the Bolivarian Government's priorities in five key sectors, focused on economic development. 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. Some 1,192 arrests and eight deaths during protests in Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47960&SEO=some-1192-arrests-and-eight-deaths-during-protests-in-ecuador Quito, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) In an updated report, Ecuador's Ombudsman confirmed 1,192 arrests and eight deaths during the 11 days of nationwide protests against the elimination of fuel subsidies decreed by the government. Two regional female athletes nominated for IAAF Awards http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47959&SEO=two-regional-female-athletes-nominated-for-iaaf-awards Monaco,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are the only two Latin American and Caribbean female athletes nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award. Venezuela announces Special Rainfall Damage Mitigation Plan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47957&SEO=venezuela-announces-special-rainfall-damage-mitigation-plan Caracas, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government has announced a Special Rainfall Damage Mitigation Plan given the forecast of heavy rains in the last quarter of the year, the Sectoral Vice President of Public Works and Services, Néstor Reverol, said. Cuban president supports campaign for Lula's release http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47956&SEO=cuban-president-supports-campaign-for-lulas-release Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday underscored his support for the campaign for the release of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. Argentina's electoral campaign heating up http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47954&SEO=argentinas-electoral-campaign-heating-up 15 de octubre de 2019, 14:27Buenos Aires, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) A day after a heated electoral debate, the first of two set to take place, the electoral campaign is heating up this Monday in Argentina, with the two main candidates undertaking acts in the interior of the country. Uruguayan Broad Front seeking to avoid coalition government http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47953&SEO=uruguayan-broad-front-seeking-to-avoid-coalition-government 15 de octubre de 2019, 14:17Por Susana Ugarte SolerBy Hugo Rius Blein 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. Mexico offers protection to Ecuadorian assembly members http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47946&SEO=mexico-offers-protection-to-ecuadorian-assembly-members 15 de octubre de 2019, 12:52Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government maintains the commitment to protect the human rights of Assembly members of Ecuador, regardless of political positions, at its embassy, official sources reported on Tuesday. IMF: Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent in 2019 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47942&SEO=imf-latin-america-and-the-caribbean-will-grow-0.2-percent-in-2019 Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent this year, eight tenths less than in 2018 and more than one percentage point below the previous forecast, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported here today. Venezuelan government protests exclusion from 141st IPU Assembly http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47941&SEO=venezuelan-government-protests-exclusion-from-141st-ipu-assembly Text and photo: Roberto MolinaBelgrade, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan deputies of the ruling party protested this Tuesday before high-ranking authorities of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) that they were prevented from being accredited to participate in the 141st IPU Assembly taking place in this capital. 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. Venezuelan social movements to march in support of Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47937&SEO=venezuelan-social-movements-to-march-in-support-of-ecuador Caracas, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan social and indigenous movements will take to the streets on Tuesday in Caracas to support the Ecuadorian people's victory over the government's neoliberal economic measures. 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. Peruvian president calls for urgent action against global warming http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47928&SEO=peruvian-president-calls-for-urgent-action-against-global-warming Lima, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) With a call for urgent and clear measures to fight global warming, the III Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Protected Areas (CAPLAC) opened in Peru, with the participation of representatives from 38 countries. Arica Nativa Rural Film Festival to be held in Chile http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47922&SEO=arica-nativa-rural-film-festival-to-be-held-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) A total of 79 films will compete in the 14th edition of the Arica Nativa Rural Film Festival, in the province of the same name in northern Chile, according to the organizers of the event. Mexico: 4th Meeting of Cubans residing in Latin America & Caribbean (+Photo) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47920&SEO=mexico-4th-meeting-of-cubans-residing-in-latin-america-caribbean-photo FotosPL: José Tito MeriñoHavana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 16 countries will come together this week in Mexico City to participate in the 4th Regional Meeting of Cubans Residing in Latin America and the Caribbean, sources from the Foreign Ministry reported.