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South America

Santiago de Chile, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Chilean filmmaker Tatiana Gaviola premieres on Friday her most recent film production, 'Mirada Incendiada,' based on the known 'Los Quemados' case, which led to protests against the dictatorship in Chile and abroad.

Buenos Aires, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The Argentinian government will allocate an investment for research on immunization strategies and development of vaccines against Covid-19 that are in the preclinical phase, the Ministry of Science and Technology reported on Friday.

Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and China signed on Friday a Sports Cooperation Agreement to strengthen the joint work of both nations in that area, informed the Minister of Youth and Sports Mervin Maldonado.

Quito, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador will undergo a period of electoral silence as of Friday, prior to the presidential runoff, slated for Sunday, April 11.

Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan senior military officers on Friday confirmed that Colombian irregular groups planted anti-personnel landmines to spread terror and violence among La Victoria population, in Apure state.

9 de abril de 2021, 9:10Geneva, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Some 26 million jobs have been lost in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) states.

9 de abril de 2021, 9:8Quito, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Adults over 50 with physical disabilities at or over 75 percent will exercise their right to vote today as part of the second round of presidential elections in Ecuador.

Brasilia, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Judge Luis Roberto Barroso, member of the Supreme Federal Court (STF), decided to establish a Parliamentary Investigation Commission (CPI) over the Jair Bolsonaro administration for possible negligence in the fight against Covid- 19.

Santiago de Chile, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A fossil of a skunk-like mammal that lived during the age of dinosaurs (74 million years ago) has been discovered in Chilean Patagonia, adding further proof to recent evidence that mammals roamed that part of South America a lot earlier than previously thought.

Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan government will send humanitarian aid to support Saint Vincent and the Grenadines´ authorities in the face of increased La Soufriere volcano activity, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza reported.

Santiago de Chile, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from Chile and India began the second round of negotiations to strengthen Partial Scope Agreement (AAP) and to expand two-way trade relations.