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South America

Quito, May 29 (Prensa Latina) Several towns in Ecuador have been the epicenter of social protests against economic measures recently ordered by the national government, amid the existing health crisis unleashed by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Caracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The fourth ship of the Iranian oil fleet arrived in Venezuelan jurisdictional waters on Thursday escorted by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB).

Bogota, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of the Common (FARC) party today denounced that President Ivan Duque, without the Congress approval, lent Colombian soil for U.S. operations against Colombian farmers and Venezuelan people.

Brasilia, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) in Brazil refused to transfer the investigation over the murder of councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes, who were shot dead n Rio de Janeiro in 2018.

Caracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) agreed to allocate part of the gold deposited in the Bank of England to buy medicines and food to fight the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Caracas, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday proposed a meeting of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) on the economy after the Covid-19 pandemic.

coronavirus-asiaNew Delhi, May 28 (Prensa Latina) South Asia, inhabited by more than one-fifth of the world population, has accumulated more than 263,056 Covid-19 cases so far.

Santiago de Chile, May 27 (Prensa Latina) A study by the Medical College (COLMED) and the University of Chile on Wednesday showed that 15.2 percent of Covid-19 patients in Chile are forced to leave for work.

Brasilia, May 27 (Prensa Latina) The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity for the Peoples - Brazil Chapter praised on Wednesday the initiative of the Brazil-Cuba Business Chamber and friends for sending cleaning and hygiene products to hospitals in Cuba.

Bogota, May 27 (Prensa Latina) An alleged group of paramilitaries assassinated mining leader Emiro Acosta, denounced on Wednesday the Southern Bolivar and Southern Cesar Interlocution Commission in Colombia.

Barcelona, Spain, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Argentine genius of FC Barcelona Lionel Messi conveyed this Wednesday his desire to return to the field in Spanish soccer, where he could revalidate the title of champion.