Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Bolivia Starts Operating New Oil Field 19 de abril de 2019, 14:30La Paz, 19 Apr (Prensa Latina) The new Chaco Este-X2 hydrocarbon well entered into exploitation on Friday in Villamontes, department of Tarija, with the presence of Bolivian President Evo Morales, members of the Cabinet and representatives of the sector. Lula Calls on Leaders and Militants to Be Closer to Brazilian People 19 de abril de 2019, 13:58Brasilia, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called on Friday from his jail on his countrymen to take to the streets and leaders and militants of progressive forces to keep closer to the people. Uruguay to Request Operation Condor Documents from Argentina Montevideo, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Human Rights Director of the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry, Dianela Pi, said that they will ask Argentina for files it keeps linked to the cases of national victims of the repressive Operation Condor. Evo Morales Remembers DEA Meddling in Bolivia La Paz, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has recalled on Friday denunciation made by coca growers of the participation of agents of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in repression of local coca leaf producers. Demonstrators Will Demand Reforms of Paraguay's Electoral System Asuncion, April 19 (Prensa Latina) Social and political organizations in Paraguay are preparing this Friday a mobilization scheduled for April 25 with the objective of demanding reforms to the electoral system., among them in the lists of candidates. Bolivian Gov't Revalidates Commitment with Indigenous Groups 18 de abril de 2019, 19:14La Paz, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The original indigenous leader Clemente Salazar reaffirmed today the confidence in the political will of the Bolivian Government to continue with the implementation of indigenous autonomies, claimed by the new Constitution of 2009. Bolivian President Thanks European Legislators for Their Recognition 18 de abril de 2019, 19:06La Paz, April 18 (Prensa Latina) The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, thanked today the words of members of the European Parliament (EP), who highlighted the reduction of poverty and sustained economic growth in this South American nation in recent years. Uruguayan Implications Confirmed in Repressive Condor Plan 18 de abril de 2019, 16:02Montevideo, April 18 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Osorio, director of the Southern Cone project at George Washington University''s National Security Archive, announced Thursday the upcoming publication of a key document on repression here in the 1970s. Venezuela to Reinforce Ties with German Parliament Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is now strengthening its ties with the Federal Parliament of Germany after the recent meeting between Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and German deputy Andrej Hunko. Venezuelan FM Calls U.S. Measures Crimes against Humanity Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza considered as crimes against humanity the new sanctions announced by the U.S. government against the Central Bank of the South American country. Public Prosecutor's Office Accumulates 164 Cases of Church Abuse Santiago de Chile, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) A total of 220 priests involved in sexual abuse are currently being investigated by the Chilean Prosecutor''s Office in 164 cases involving accusations filed by 246 victims. Venezuela Rejects New US Economic War and Aggression Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela rejected Friday the new acts of aggression and economic war led by the United States against Caracas, Nicaragua and Cuba aimed at reprisal against entities that have decided to make direct foreign investment in Cuba. Venezuela Slams US Economic War, Aggression Caracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela rejected today new actions of aggression and economic war by the United States against Caracas, Nicaragua and Cuba aimed by sanctioning enterprises that have decided to make direct foreign investment on the Caribbean island. US Sanctions Affect Venezuelans' Security and Wellbeing By Wiliam Urquijo PascualCaracas, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The economic sanctions implemented by the United States affect the security and wellbeing of the Venezuelan people, the Government charged in response to the new unilateral measures announced in Washington on Wednesday. USA Reinforces Attacks against Venezuela Through Bank Sanctions Washington, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The United States Government increased the aggressiveness towards Venezuela and the administration of its constitutional president, Nicolás Maduro, through the imposition of new sanctions against the Central Bank of the South American country. Alan García: Long Political Career that Ended Badly By Manuel Robles Sosa Lima, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Former Peruvian President Alan García ended tragically his life, committing suicide with a shot in the head, putting an end to a long and controversial career in which he twice ruled his country and was marked by the stigma of corruption. China Warns of Adverse Effect of Sanctions on Venezuela Beijing, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) China warned today that external sanctions and interventionist stances such as that of the so-called Lima Group will only further complicate the situation in Venezuela, whose government it supports in its efforts to safeguard national sovereignty. Strategic Telecommunications Equipment Recovered in Venezuela Caracas, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The telecommunications companies Cantv and Movilnet notified this Wednesday that in coordination with State security agencies and the People's Power of Venezuela, they recovered 1,795 kilograms of copper, cables and various strategic materials. Peru's Fr. President Commits Suicide to Avoid Detention Lima, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia has passed away on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head to avoid being arrested by order of an anti-corruption judge; he underwent surgery but perished to the wounds, his former minister Nidia Vílchez said. Landless Movement Protests in Defense of Agrarian Reform in Brazil Brasilia, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Brazil's Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) protested in cities across the country, in defense of agrarian reform and against setbacks by President Jair Bolsonaro''s government, was released in Brasilia Wednesday.