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South America

Santiago de Chile, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Chilean parties are currently starting off by presenting their candidates for coming November´s presidential elections, despite warnings of excessive haste to reach the presidency.

Brasilia, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Dom Paulo Evaristo Arns Commission for the Defense of Human Rights called on those truly committed to democracy and the right to life in Brazil to say 'enough' to the government of President Jair Bolsonaro.

Buenos Aires, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Monday expressed concern about the health of his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, after learning that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

Santiago, Chile, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Court of Appeals of Santiago acquitted the defendants tried for the assassination of former President Eduardo Frei, turning process 180 degrees in direction.

Caracas, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) After having ended a week of radical quarantine Venezuela has begun relaxing measures, though under an alert from the Executive due to the increase of 20 active Covid-19 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Cuban drug Heberprot-P is used effectively in Dominican RepublicBrasilia, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Workers' Party (PT) thanked the Cuban people and government for medical care provided to former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during his stay in the Caribbean nation.

Buenos Aires, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A third Aerolineas Argentinas flight is departing on Sunday for Moscow to fetch 600,000 new doses of Sputnik V vaccines, in order to vaccinate more people against Covid-19.

Buenos Aires, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez received on Sunday the first dose of the Russian-made Sputnik V against Covid-19 and thanked health personnel for their commendable mission.

Caracas, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro acknowledged Sunday that despite US coercive and unilateral measures, the South American country has managed to come ahead.

Bogota, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Early Sunday, four young people were assassinated and three injured at a farm in Cerro Chico, Buga municipality, Valle del Cauca department, in the sixth massacre this year in Colombia.

Santiago de Chile, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Chilean Foreign Minister Andres Allamand announced an internationally-supported plan to crack down on migrant smuggling, a scourge that is currently further affecting this country.