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South America

Montevideo, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan lawmakers of the Broad Front party on Friday lashed out at the OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro for his actions in Bolivia and criticized 'the great mistake' of the Uruguayan government in supporting his reelection.

La Paz, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The new Bolivian government must reestablish diplomatic relations with neighboring countries and regain regional integration spaces to boost its leadership, former Foreign Minister Diego Pary affirmed today.

Buenos Aires, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Former Uruguayan President José Mujica, who surprised this week by announcing his farewell to politics, will deliver an online master lecture on Friday for the Argentine Villa María University, to be honored as extraordinary professor.

Brasilia, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) has ordered the Jair Bolsonaro government to draw up a new plan to fight Covid-19 in indigenous peoples, battered today with over 31,700 infections and 470 deaths.

Brasilia, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The death of the young Brazilian doctor, volunteer in tests with the vaccine developed by the University of Oxford (United Kingdom) and the AstraZeneca Anglo-Swedish biopharmaceutical company, had to do with Covid-19, as was confirmed on Friday.

Santiago, Chile, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Chileans entered into reflection on Friday after all propaganda with a view to the Sunday referendum ceased, in which the country will decide whether to opt for a new Constitution or continue with the one in force since 1980.

Quito, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Council (CNE) of Ecuador and the Integrated Security System ECU 911 are working together to guarantee biosecurity in the elections scheduled for February 7, 2021.

Text and FotosPL: Yadira Cruz Valera

Caracas, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The electoral process in Venezuela is currently taking place with all democratic guarantees and in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic, jurist Hermann Escarra said.

La Paz, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) will announce on Friday at 18:00 local time the official results of the October 18 elections where the presidential formula of the Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) won.

La Paz, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The UN electoral observation mission in Bolivia highlighted on Friday the transparency of the electoral process carried out past Sunday and ruled out any type of fraud in that exercise.

Caracas, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Ombudsman's Office will deploy 450 officials during the legislative elections on December 6 to ensure the successful development of the process, the head of the organization, Alfredo Ruiz, reported on Thursday.