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Nota Informativa

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.

Panama, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) A new corruption scandal revealed on Monday by the daily La Estrella de Panama, involves a construction company owned by Mexican Carlos Slim, which allegedly bribed officials of the Ricardo Martinelli administration (2009-2014).

Tokyo, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today that the government is studying the possibility of designating Typhoon Hagibis as a 'severe natural disaster,' after leaving at least 74 dead and 13,000 homes underwater.

Algiers, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Thousands of Algerian students staged a new march in this capital on Tuesday, with a rally at the busy Martyrs' Square, to demand the resignation of the interim government. During the mobilization, demonstrators also expressed opposition to the Executive's call for presidential elections on December 12, and demanded the release of political prisoners, the newspaper Al Watan reported.

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.

Text and photo: Roberto Molina
Belgrade, 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.

Jakarta, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian police confirmed on Tuesday that about 22 suspected terrorists with links to Islamic State (ISIS) had been arrested as part of the operations following the attack on the country's Chief Security Minister Wiranto last week.

Beijing, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The First Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, continues this Monday a working visit to China, in the context of the 20 years since Hugo Chavez's first trip here.

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.

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.

Paris,  (Prensa Latina) Cuba supported on Tuesday, during the general debate of the UNESCO Executive Board session, a reform of this UN agency that promotes peace to boost education, culture and science.