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South America

Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's defense rejects an unfounded accusation about a peobable decision by the former president that the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (Bndes) favored the company Odebrecht.


 Venezuela thanks the support of communist parties in South AmericaCaracas, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, today thanked the support of the Latin American communist parties to this nation amid the threats of military aggression by the United States and its allies.


Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's defense rejects an unfounded accusation about a peobable decision by the former president that the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (Bndes) favored the company Odebrecht.


Bogotá, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Senator Iván Cepeda asked today for explanations about the presence of the US military on the Colombian-Venezuelan border, at a time when the world is being hit by the health crisis caused by Covid-19.


Santiago de Chile, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, received a new round of criticism today for what some describe as a 'communication blunder' and most consider it a clear provocation.


Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Jair Bolsonaro's irresponsibility in the face of the SARS-CoV-2 virus crisis may have irritated the Armed Forces into choosing Chief Minister of the Civil House, Walter Braga Netto, as the new operational president of Brazil, it was reported today.


Montevideo, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay shipped 7,000 head of cattle to China, after five years without exporting that item, thus casting some light amid the health and economic crisis hitting the country.


Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr., who is 28 years old, will donate one million dollars to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic in this country, where so far it has killed 299 people, SBT television reported.


 Plan against Venezuela is a pretext, say US officialsCaracas, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Senior US officials revealed to Newsweek magazine that President Donald Trump's plan against Venezuela is a pretext to divert attention from the management of the pandemic.


Santiago de Chile, April 3 (Prensa Latina) Latin America must advance in a sustainable development model with more integration as an option to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, ECLAC stated on Friday.


Quito, April 3 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's Committee for National Emergency Operations (COE) reported Friday that the deaths confirmed by Covid-19 in this South American country increased to 145.