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South America

2 de mayo de 2021, 0:20 

Por Eduardo Rodríguez-Baz

Madrid, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula demanded at the recent 27th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government a universal and equitable access to vaccines against Covid-19, after rejecting the rich countries' hoarding of the medication.

2 de mayo de 2021, 0:10 

Por William Urquijo Pascual

Caracas, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Government took a new step in strengthening its relations with the United Nations (UN) by signing a memorandum of understanding on the provision of assistance with the World Food Program (WFP).

La Paz, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Former President Evo Morales celebrated the 15th anniversary of hydrocarbon nationalization in the country, a historic decision that allowed redistribution of oil revenues in social benefit programs.

Kiev, May 1 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban embassy here, together with activists from solidarity movements with the island and directors of the Ukraine-Cuba Business Committee, commemorated International Workers' Day today.

Montevideo, May 1 (Prensa Latina) April was the worst month of the Covid-19 pandemic in Uruguay with 1,610 fatalities, as reported today by the National Emergency System that collects daily data on the course of infections.

Lima, May 1 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Economy Minister Waldo Mendoza on Friday ratified the country´s official projection of 10% GDP growth in 2021 and 4.5% per year for the 2022-2024 period.

Brasilia, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Brazilian chapter of ALBA Movementos on Friday described the attack perpetrated a year ago on the Cuban Embassy in Washington as an act of hatred, a cowardly demonstration of diplomatic hostility.

Brasilia, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) The Rio de Paz non-governmental organization (NGO) will spread 400 bags at the famous Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, in memory of more than 400,000 Covid-19 deaths.

Brasilia, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) The Brazil-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group strongly rejected the attack and US silence on the one-year anniversary of gunfire attack on Cuba's embassy in Washington.

30 de abril de 2021, 9:15Brasilia, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Brazil´s death toll rose to 401,186, after new 3,100 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, Brazil´s Health Ministry said.

Asunción, Apr 30 (Prensa Latina) Covid-19 might become the leading cause of death in Paraguay whether massive contagion, increased hospital admissions, and people´s indiscipline continues, a source reported.