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Interior Sudamérica

Argentine Senate greenlights law on external debtBuenos Aires, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Argentinian Senate green-lighted unanimously the law of sustainability of the external debt, which was backed by 65 parliamentarians, following a debate that extended for over 9 hours.

Two former Bolivian officials were given political asylum in MexicoMexico, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Since this Sunday evening, Bolivian citizens Felix Cesar Navarro Miranda and Pedro Damian Dorado Lopez, former officials of the Morales government, have political asylum in Mexico, reported this Monday the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs.

Brasilia, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva charged again that the Lava Jato judicial investigation identifies openly with the interests of the United States, which is committed to dismantling Brazilian companies.

Brasilia, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva acknowledged on Saturday to be extremely concerned about the 800 million people suffering from starvation in the world, during a seminar in Sao Paulo where Brazil's social inequality was discussed.

Caracas, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday ratified a call on his Colombian counterpart, Ivan Duque, to reestablish consular relations and cooperation on security between the two countries.

Caracas, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) Social movements and human rights organizations on Friday rejected the pretentions by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IAHRC) to visit Venezuela on February 3.

Bogota, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian Revolutionary Alternative Force of the Commonwealth (FARC) party denounced on Thursday the execution of an extermination plan against ex-combatants in their reintegration into society, settled in Ituango municipality (north).

Carteles de respaldo a LulaBrasilia, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian media described as a new act of political persecution another accusation by the Sao Paulo Prosecutor's Office against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the so-called Guaruja triplex apartment case.

El Alto, Bolivia, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) A big crowd of members of the Movement towards Socialism (MAS) and other related organizations welcomed their presidential candidate, Luis Arce, at this city's airport on Tuesday.

Lula da Silva expresses thanks for international Human Rights awardBrasilia, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva expressed his thanks for being confered the award by the Human Rights Foundation on Friday, without being able to attend the ceremony in Madrid, Spain.

De facto goverment in Bolivia has Honduras coup advisersLa Paz, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The de facto government in Bolivia has the same communication strategic advisors for the May elections as those that were hired by the interim Honduran government for the coup against Manuel Zelaya.