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South America

Brasilia, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been kept in the Federal Police Superintendence in Curitiba as a political prisoner for three weeks, could be transferred to the Criminal Medical Complex in the next few hours.

Brasilia, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) Two people wounded by bullets were the result of an attack perpetrated today against the Marisa Leticia camp, in Curitiba city, where demonstrators participating in the Lula Libre vigil have remained for four weeks.

Santiago de Chile, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) announced its 37th session in Havana, Cuba, from May 7th to 11th.

27 de abril de 2018, 17:02Caracas, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino said today that the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, (CEOFANB), is working to guarantee security in the May 20th elections.

27 de abril de 2018, 16:33Brasilia, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Brazil and Chile will advance towards the signing of a ''new and ambitious'' free trade agreement, said President Michel Temer in the capital today.

By Moisés Pérez Mok*

Brasilia (Prensa Latina) When he seemed to be immune after four years of judicial persecution and a permanent media massacre, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva continues to be the only irreplaceable piece in the Brazilian political-electoral board.

Montevideo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The PIT-CNT Workers'' Central Trade Union of Uruguay will demonstrate its historic solidarity with the Cuban government and people on May 1, announced today Daniel Urquiola, member of its executive secretariat.

Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Researchers, ambassadors and experts from several countries will conclude today the debates of the 13th Seminar on International Relations, held since March 25 in this capital to deepen on geopolitics and the ties among states.

Santiago, Chile, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) During the first week for undocumented immigrants to legalize their situation in Chile, about 50,000 foreign citizens benefited from that measure, official sources said.

La Paz, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales highlighted the role of sports in the integration of the peoples of the continent and world, during a tour on installations that will host the 11th South American Games in Cochabamba.

La Paz, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Deputy Minister of Defense Jose Luis Vegazo announced today that Bolivia took over as temporary secretary of the Presidency of the South American Defense Council of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR).