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South America

Caracas, July 20 (Prensa Latina) With an agenda focused on peace and respect for international law, the Non-Aligned Movement (Mnoal) will open in Caracas Saturday the discussions corresponding to the ministerial meeting of the body''s Coordinating Bureau.

La Paz, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Health ministers from Bolivia, Gabriela Montaño, and Argentina, Adolfo Rubinstein, have signed this Friday an agreement for free medical care for their citizens in border areas and generate actions to deepen epidemiological surveillance.

Caracas, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) of Venezuela has declared the extradition request of Luynor Alejandra Rodriguez from the United States, for the alleged commission of the crimes of money laundering.

Caracas Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro greeted Friday the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution, a process that marked the end of the Somoza family dictatorship after more than three decades.

Washington, July 19 ( Prensa Latina ) The U.S. government joined this Friday to its unilateral list of sanctioned four officers previously and now linked to the General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence of Venezuela, as part of the aggressive policy against that country.

La Paz, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Early Warning System (SAT) has activated on Friday the agricultural risk alert in view of dropping temperatures due to snow and strong winds hitting the eastern and highland regions of the country.

Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The Ministerial Meeting of the Coordination Bureau of the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries (MNOAL), based in Caracas, is focusing its debates on agreements to be discussed at the forthcoming MNOAL Summit, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Santiago de Chile, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Chamber of Deputies approved the incorporation of Chile to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), one of the main financial institutions of basic elements and services on the planet, and will now pass to the Senate for ratification.

United Nations, July 19 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Colombia agrees with the concern of the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, at the murders of former combatants, said Friday the Colombian Foreign Minister, Carlos Holmes Trujillo.

Caracas, July 19 (Prensa Latina) Officers of the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) have seized 11, 880 liters of gasoline on Friday in the state of Zulia, in the Venezuela-Colombia border.

United Nations, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The special representative of the UN Secretary General in Colombia, Carlos Ruiz, highlighted this Friday the security challenges persisting in that nation, where many killings and threats to social leaders are reported.