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Interior Sudamérica

Congress in Bolivia calls for trial against former President AñezLa Paz, Sept 20 (Prensa Latina) The 15th Congress of the six Federations of the Tropic of the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia, called for a trial against former President Jeanine Añez, leader of Movement Toward Socialism, Evo Morales, revealed on Monday.


Congressional cutback of government powers in Peru harshly criticizedLima, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian Parliament's decision to reduce the government's powers and implicitly facilitate presidential vacancy (impeachment) was harshly criticized on Friday, and a newspaper described it as arbitrary.


Financing for irregular settlements proposed in UruguayMontevideo, Sep 17 (Press) The 'Cabildo Abierto' (Open Lobby) party proposed today an alternative source of international financing to solve the problem of suburban irregular settlements in Uruguay without depriving the National Colonization Institute (INC) of resources.


Montevideo, Sept 16 (Prensa Latina) President of Uruguay's national Trade Union Federation PIT-CNT, Fernando Pereira, on Thursday made public that he accepts to run for president of the Broad Front, in the internal election slated for December.


Caracas, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia on Wednesday condemned the support from opposition leader Juan Guaido for the decision by the Government of Colombia to intervene the Venezuelan-state-owned company Monomeros.


Montevideo, Aug 15 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica and the senator who leades the Cabildo Abierto party, Guido Manini, agreed on Wednesday on opposing the extraction of funds from the National Colonization Institute (INC).


Fires killed 17 million vertebrate animals in BrazilBrasilia, Sept 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 17 million vertebrate animals were killed in the fires in the Pantanal, a biodiversity paradise in Brazil, in 2020, a study revealed, cited on Tuesday by the G1 news portal.


Caracas, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's vice president for Planning, Ricardo Menéndez, assured that integration and international cooperation are today a priority in the Bolivarian government's policy.


Caracas, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia on Sunday accused the Government of Colombia of exporting violence and war to Latin America.


Buenos Aires, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Polling stations opened early on Sunday in the Open, Simultaneous and Compulsory primaries (PASO), where the Argentineans define the candidates for a seat in the Nation's Congress.