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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.

La Paz, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) will control again Parliament with a wide margin to approve laws, but it must agree on appointing authorities or modifying the Constitution, according to the official count issued on Thursday.

images/2020/octubre/22/Carabineros-Chile.jpgSantiago, Chile, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Chile's Carabineers (police), whose crisis seems to be deeper, might be affected after Sunday's plebiscite, due to a reshuffle of its top hierarchy at the proposal of General Mario Rozas.

Former guerrilla fighters march to Bogota against violenceBogota, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Former guerrilla fighters from the extinct Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) who reincorporated into civilian life are participation in a peregrination to the capital against the assassinations of signatories of the Peace Agreement.

Venezuelan ambassador denounces US escalation after failure in BoliviCaracas, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan ambassador to the UN Samuel Moncada on Thursday condemned the US intention to generate anxiety and destabilize peace in this country, after its failure in Bolivia.

22 de octubre de 2020, 14:40Buenos Aires, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Alberto Fernandez joined Thursday the several congratulations on occasion of the 90th birth anniversary of outstanding social fighter and human rights leader Estela de Carlotto, whom he described as a great example.

Brazilian indigenous peoples demand right to landBrasilia, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Brazil´s Indigenous People Articulation (APIB) sent a letter to the Supreme Federal Court (STF) to demand the guarantee of the original right to land.

People march today in Ecuador against governmnent economic policiesQuito, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Workers, teachers and members of various social organizations in Ecuador will hold a march today in this capital, against decisions of the national government in economic matters.

Oxford vaccine trial to continue despite volunteer's deathLondon, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and Anglo-Swedish pharma AstraZeneca will continue its clinical trials in Brazil, despite the death of one of the volunteers, it was reported in London on Thursday.

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Caracas, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) At least 160,000 military personnel will be deployed in Venezuela to guarantee order during the Happy Christmas Plan 2020 that will run until January 10, 2021.

Buenos Aires, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group requested on Wednesday the resignation of the OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, considering that the crystal-clear fact that his regional leadership is highly questioned due to what happened in the Bolivian elections in 2019.