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South America

Bogota, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Colombia's Council of State suspended a popular consultation in the department of Cundinamarca on whether or not to approve oil exploitation in that central part of the country, whose capital is Bogota.


Santo Domingo, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (Copppal), Manolo Pichardo, warned today about the consequences and dangers for Brazil of winning the ultra-rightist Jair Bolsonaro.


By Yolaidy Martinez Ruiz

Beijing, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Latin American countries participated today with their art, culture and traditions in an international bazaar held every year with the purpose of supporting China''s fight against poverty, the Government''s top priority.


Bogota, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Colombia's Council of State suspended a popular consultation in the department of Cundinamarca on whether or not to approve oil exploitation in that central part of the country, whose capital is Bogota.


Brasilia, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian women will once again take to the streets to demonstrate against the candidacy of ultra-rightist Jair Bolsonaro, whom polls indicate as the favorite to win the runoff presidential election on October 28.


Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales is attending Saturday''s meeting Entrada de Integración Cultural (Cultural Integration: Bolivia dances''), which will feature 136 groups and 15,000 dancers.


Caracas, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan authorities of Miranda state remain alert on Friday to the recent heavy rains in that region, said Governor Hector Rodriguez.


Montevideo, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mújica added his signature to that of other relevant figures in defense of former Argentinean president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, according to local media.


Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) The coalition The People Again Happy, demanded today that the Electoral Superior Court declares the ineligibility, for eight years, of the ultra-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro for abuse of economic power and undue use of social networks.


18 de octubre de 2018, 16:09La Paz, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia''s President Evo Morales called on Thursday for the continuity of My Water state program, due to its recognized results on several occasions.


La Paz, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Minister of Communication Gisela Lopez on Thursday condemned the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba for more than half a century.