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South America

28 de agosto de 2020, 14:44Santiago, Chile, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Investigations Police (PDI) informed on Friday the arrest of a former Chilean Police Officer captain, who fired tear gases and blinded young woman Fabiola Campillai last year.

28 de agosto de 2020, 13:3Santiago, Chile, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) For two days in a raw, the number of new Covid-19 cases increased in Chile as the Ministry of Health on Friday reported 1,868, about 150 more than on Thursday.

28 de agosto de 2020, 13:1Caracas, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) The Civil Aviation of Venezuela began conditioning its terminals to meet the new biosecurity requirements set up by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Brasilia, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Families with children or teens are currently the most affected by the Covid-19 crisis in Brazil, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) study.

La Paz, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned on Thursday the attacks against the headquarters of the Ombudsman's Office and requested the de facto government to protect that institution.

Arreaza denounces Brazil and Colombia for neglecting Covid-19 crisisCaracas, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced on Thursday Brazil's and Colombia's governments for refusing to collaborate in the fight to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

27 de agosto de 2020, 11:45Montevideo, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Under the threat of a five-year government cut budget, the State Officials Confederation (COFE) in Uruguay are holding Thursday a 24-hour protest strike.

Moscow, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova assured on Wednesday that 27 countries have expressed their interest so far in acquiring Russia's Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V presented on August 11.

'MAS guarantees stability in Bolivia,' reiterates Luis ArceLa Paz, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS)'s presidential candidate Luis Arce reiterated on Wednesday that this political force is the only one capable of guaranteeing stability in Bolivia after the coup against President Evo Morales (2006-2019).

26 de agosto de 2020, 14:45Santiago, Chile, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Sixty days before the historic plebiscite on a new Constitution that will mark Chile's course in the next few decades, the election campaign started in an unprecedented scenario marked by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Venezuelan ambassador to UN denounces massacres in ColombiaCaracas, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations Samuel Moncada assured on Wednesday that the massacres in Colombia are a bloody political tradition to conquer spaces of power. On his Twitter account, the Venezuelan diplomat exposes how the dominant party in Colombia is made up of politicians linked to narco-paramilitarism.