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South America

 

Santiago de Chile, May 20 (Prensa Latina) A 5.5-degree on the Richter scale was felt on Monday in several central and northern Chilean regions, according to preliminary data.


La Paz, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales has condemned Monday US threats to Iran and assured that the US government is encouraging the war industry with its intention to deploy troops in the Middle East.


Havana, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Colombian farmer leader Nury Martinez denounced in Havana Monday the lack of will of Ivan Duque''s government to implement the peace agreements signed with the guerrillas and the assassination campaign of social leaders in that country.


Paris, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The documentary ''Diego Maradona'', focused on the life of the Argentine soccer star, aroused passions during the Cannes Film Festival, whose sessions continue on Monday in that southern French city.


Havana, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel highlighted Monday the support of Latin American students to the Venezuelan people in the face of the severity of U.S.-imposed blockade against the South American country.


Brasilia, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The imminent risk of the collapse of the Sur Superior dam, of the Gongo Soco mine, located in the state of Minas Gerais (southeast), keeps the inhabitants of the Barón de Cocais municipality tense and terrified today.


Bogota, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The FARC leadership demanded the Colombian State due process and dignified treatment for Jesus Santrich as a political prisoner and given his status as a signer of the Peace Agreement.


Wellington, May 19 (Prensa Latina) An official report published here this Sunday, that Chile, New Zealand and Singapore are betting on a digital economy through an agreement that has no precedent in the world.


Lima, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban national volleyball team won the Pan-American U-20 Cup in Peru on Sunday, in an electrifying five-set final in which they imposed their character and efficiency against the refined game of the Dominican Republic team.


La Paz, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The massive popular support for the ticket Evo Morales-Álvaro García Linera, during the rally at the beginning of the electoral campaign in Chimoré, Cochabamba, reaffirmed this Sunday the process of change as the only formula for the development of Bolivia.


Caracas, May 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban delegates to the 18th Latin American and Caribbean Student Congress (Oclae), to be held in this capital, paid tribute this Sunday to Liberator Simon Bolivar and Cuba''s National Hero, Jose Marti.