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South America

Lima, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Peru's Cardinal Pedro Barreto stated that the indigenous peoples are the most important thing in the Amazon region, because they have preserved it with their ancestral wisdom.


Brasilia, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Senator Fabiano Contarato reportedly denounced far-right President Jair Bolsonaro at the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for his negligence in protecting indigenous peoples.


Santiago de Chile, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Chile remains alert to the discussion in the Chamber of Deputies of a constitutional reform project to allow affiliates of the Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) to withdraw part of their savings.


Lima, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Peru's Cardinal Pedro Barreto stated that the indigenous peoples are the most important thing in the Amazon region, because they have preserved it with their ancestral wisdom.


Santiago, Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The approval to Chilean President Sebastian Piñera's mandate reaches only 17%, the lowest since the Covid-19 pandemic emerged in the country, Plaza Publica survey states on Monday.


13 de julio de 2020, 13:50Paramaribo, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Suriname's parliament elected on Monday Chandrikapersad Santokhi as new president, whose Progressive Reform Party (VHP) won last May's elections.


Bogota, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian capital is implementing a strict quarantine from July 13-26, due to the increase in Covid-19 cases and deaths due to the new coronavirus.


Caracas, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Venezuela are verifying compliance with the preventive measures against Covid-19 as part of the schedule launched on Monday.


Santiago, Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Mapuche leader Celestino Cordova, who has been on a hunger strike for more than two months, called on his people to continue to fight for their rights in Chile, in a message posted on social networks.


Beijing, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Seafood importers in China show strong frustration and fear a collapse in their operations after the ban on the entry of Ecuadorian shrimp into the country, as the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus was found out of some packaging.


Chilean communists analyze country's crisis and challenges to comeSantiago de Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The serious health, economic and social crisis, the challenges of the process for a new Constitution and the celebration of its next congress, centered a plenary session of the Communist Party of Chile last weekend.