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South America

La Paz, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Benjamin Blanco and Chinese peer Wang Shouwen signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing on Tuesday to establish working mechanisms with the objective of strengthening investment and economic cooperation.

Quito, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) The Ecuadorian Coordinator of Friendship and Solidarity with Cuba on Tuesday joined the international rejection of the United States'' decision to enforce Title III of the Helms-Burton Act against the Caribbean nation.

Caracas, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Juan Guaido ignores today's political situation when he calls mobilizations for May 1, the vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, said on Tuesday.

Moscow, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) On Monday, the Russian Ministry of Defense issued a warning to the United States against its threats and purposes of military aggression against Venezuela, in line with recent statements by the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry.

La Paz, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Vaccination Week of the Americas began this Monday in Bolivia with the provision of 260,000 free doses against measles, yellow fever and polio in first-level health centers, mobile and fixed stations.

Buenos Aires, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) After the plan of measures to control the economic situation in the country announced last Friday, the Argentine government ratified on Monday the need to reach zero fiscal deficit.

Caracas, April 22 (Prensa Latina) The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, today ratified that the country works for the conservation and protection of the Earth, in compliance with the goals described in the fifth objective of the Government''s program, Plan de la Patria.

Buenos Aires, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his Bolivian counterpart, Evo Morales, today pledged to reinforce the historic ties between the two countries on several fronts, including the commercial one.

Caracas, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Minister of Internal Affairs, Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol, informed that during Holy Week traffic accidents were reduced by 64 percent compared to the same period of 2018.

Caracas, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The Minister for Ecosocialism of Venezuela, Heryck Rangel, reported Monday that state security agencies detained eight people involved in fires in the National Waraira Repano Park.

Santiago de Chile, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will travel Monday night to China and South Korea on a visit marked by direct criticism from the United States on the growing trade relations of the South American country with Beijing.