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South America

San Salvador, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador hands over on Monday the pro tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to Bolivia, aimed at revitalizing the struggle for regional integration.

Bogota, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) The representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia, Alberto Brunori, has urged the Government of Ivan Duque to urgently take measures to halt the increasing number of assassinations of social leaders.

Caracas, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s President Nicolas Maduro has reaffirmed on Sunday his Government is endeavoring to fully fulfill the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations.

La Paz, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) As part of his Government policy to support farmers, Bolivia''s President Evo Morales delivered on Sunday a system of sprinkler irrigation in Cochabamba, an investment of over 564 million dollars to benefit 150 hectares of farming land.

Montevideo, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) To date, 879 people have been displaced from their homes after the floods of the Yi River as a result of several days of storms and heavy rains that affected most of the country''s departments.

Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian government joined the countries that rectified their positions on the interventionist document of the self-styled Group of Lima, regarding the institutionality, integrity and territorial sovereignty of Venezuela.

Quito, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) The government of Ecuador rejected information circulating on social networks about the supposed deterioration of the health conditions of computer scientist Julian Assange, asylum in the Embassy of Quito in London since 2012.

Santiago de Chile, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Many cases of sexual abuse committed by Chilean clergymen return to the floor before the Pope''s imminent meeting with five Chilean bishops.

Caracas, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) China and Russia high-level delegations held Saturday meetings with Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez to strengthen cooperation ties between their respective countries and the South American nation.

La Paz, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian airlines LATAM, Linhas Aéreas Brasil, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras and Uruguayan Aero Vip will start operating in Bolivian territory this year, reported the Bolivian Ministry for Public Works, Services and Dwellings Friday.

11 de enero de 2019, 15:24Caracas, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro ratified Friday that Venezuela is ready for a new beginning of peace and democracy, as he expressed during the swearing-in ceremony for the 2019-2025 term of office.