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South America

Brasilia, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in an interview with Portuguese television RTP hinted at the possibility of running as 2022 presidential election candidate.

Buenos Aires, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Argentina´s President Alberto Fernández, who has been vaccinated against Covid-19, announced late Friday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Buenos Aires, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Prominent Latin American personalities, including several former presidents, today express their concern over the interference of the OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, in Bolivia and rejected interference in the internal affairs of that country.

La Paz, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian diplomat Diego Pary reiterated that the Organization of American States (OAS) played a fundamental role in the November 2019 coup d'état in his country, local media highlight on Friday

Buenos Aires, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) In a new claim for the sovereignty of the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands, a territory occupied by the United Kingdom since 1833, Argentineans are commemorating another anniversary of the war that killed 649 country fellowmen.

Brazil to receive 1.37 million Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine dosesBrasilia, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) will hand over 1.37 million anti-Covid-19 vaccine doses developed by the University of Oxford (UK) and the Anglo- Swedish AstraZeneca company to the Brazilian Health Ministry.

 Brazil on alert about possible Bolsonaro coupBrasilia, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Opposition leader in the Chamber of Deputies Alessandro Molon warned Thursday about President Jair Bolsonaro's attempts to orchestrate a coup in Brazil and count on military support.

Lula condemns genocide in Brazil due to Bolsonaro's irresponsibilityBrasilia, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva condemned Thursday that Brazil is today experiencing genocide due to President Jair Bolsonaro´s foolishness, who is mocking the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ecuador condemns child trafficking on US-Mexico borderQuito, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador on Thursday strongly condemned an act of human trafficking that led to illegal trafficking of two Ecuadorean minors on the US-Mexico border.

Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Thursday condemned the assassination of two Venezuelan military members of the mixed exploration forces, in an ambush in Ripial, a town in the border state of Apure.

Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Sectoral Vice President for Economy Tareck El Aissami ratified on Thursday his country's commitment to continue cooperating to maintain the stability of the oil market, affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.