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Interior Sudamérica

UNES presents tandem for elections in EcuadorQuito, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador will get acquainted on Wednesday with the tandem to represent the Coalición Unión por la Esperanza ('Union for Hope Coalition' (UNES)) in the next general elections.

Lima, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Peru's President Martin Vizcarra on Tuesday received social support to continue in office, according to a survey in which very few believe that his removal process is due only to a plot.

La Paz, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) will watch over the vote in the general elections in Bolivia in the face of the mistrust generated by the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE), reported the local media today.

Lima, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian government will present a judicial appeal today to annul the dismissal process initiated in Parliament against President Martín Vizcarra, on the accusation of lying about an irregular hiring.

Caracas, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that the electoral option is on the table and the people will define the destiny of the country.

Buenos Aires, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group on Sunday condemned the police violence during the protests in Colombia, and rejected any act of insubordination by security forces that may attempt against social peace and democracy.

Bogota, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) Bogota woke up on Saturday with visible evidence of the police repression last evening against protesters opposed to the military violence of the last three days, after the murder of a law student on Wednesday, according to the press.

Brasilia, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) ruled on Friday that President Jair Bolsonaro should be questioned in person in the case about his alleged political interference in the Federal Police (PF), as denounced by former Minister Sergio Moro.

Buenos Aires, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez denounced how the judiciary has become an instrument to attack the current Peronist political and popular governments, giving impunity nowadays to the powerful.

Santiago de Chile, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The inhabitants of the north of Chile remain on alert today after a series of earthquakes in the early hours and this morning, as aftershocks from a strong tremor at 04:35 local time.

New Interior Minister takes office in Peru following resignationLima, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) A new interior minister will take office in Peru due to the resignation of retired general Jorge Montoya, as reported by sources close to the government and various media outlets.