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South America

Bogota, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Senator for the Alternative Indigenous and Social Movement, Fernando Valencia, denounced on Saturday the lack of veracity in data on disappeared persons of the National Center of Historical Memory of Colombia.


29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:23Lima, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) With minimal citizen turnout and little direct democracy, Peruvian political parties are holding internal elections this Sunday, which may show the level of their crisis, with a view to the general elections of 2021.


Bogota, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Senator for the Alternative Indigenous and Social Movement, Fernando Valencia, denounced on Saturday the lack of veracity in data on disappeared persons of the National Center of Historical Memory of Colombia.


Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) With only two cities on lockdown, Argentina is advancing today towards a new opening phase with less restrictions and distancing for almost the entire country. As cases drop, although prevention and care measures are still in full operation, President Alberto Fernandez announced yesterday that only the cities of Bariloche, in Rio Negro, and Puerto Deseado, in Santa Cruz, will remain on lockdown.


La Paz, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian and Chilean authorities discussed the reopening of the border, which was closed to prevent the spread of the Covid-19, and the return of nationals, an urgent issue today on the bilateral agenda.


Santiago de Chile, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of a number of groups and organizations which make up the vast solidarity with Cuba movement in Chile reiterated their support to the island and its Revolution.


La Paz, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Reducing the historic salary gap between men and women in Bolivia, mainly in the private sector, is now a priority for the Labor Ministry, the head of that portfolio, Veronica Navia stressed.


Montevideo, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay reported today 186 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,122 convalescents, unprecedented figures of the pandemic here, which shows signs of a rising curve in the epidemiological chart.


Quito, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 continues to rise today in Ecuador, where the number of positive cases reached 189,534, after the detection of 1,396 cases in just 24 hours.


Caracas, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) When there are only a few days left for Venezuela's parliamentary elections on December 6, the economy, the Anti-Blockade Law and sanctions to deputies who plundered the country's resources are the center today of political campaigns.


Brasília, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) A judge from Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) has extended for 60 days the investigation against President Jair Bolsonaro for his alleged political interference in the Federal Police (PF).