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South America

Brasilia, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) As of today, Brazilian government will grant a new emergency relief in four installments for informal and non-fixed income self-employees, in order to ease the financial situation of Brazilian families due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Brasilia, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Brazil has reached 13,013,601 coronavirus infections by adding 28,645 positive diagnoses in the last 24 hours, Brazil´s Ministry of Health reported today.

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Buenos Aires, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) The Puebla Group announced it will send an Electoral Observation Mission to the presidential runoff in Ecuador, with the aim of ensuring the correct and free functioning of the democratic process in that country.

Venezuela faces non-conventional warfare maneuversCaracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The armed events that broke out in Apure State are the most forceful maneuver of outsourced and non-conventional warfare against Venezuela in the last few years, a specialized source highlighted on Monday.

Venezuelan president extols Romulo Gallegos's literary legacyCaracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday extolled the legacy of novelist and politician Romulo Gallegos (1884-1969), on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of his death.

 Covid-19 death toll and cases increase in UruguayMontevideo, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay on Monday reported 186 deaths from Covid-19 during Easter, five more than in 2020, and a higher mobility of people despite medical appeals to restriction due to the pandemic.

Five social leaders get assassinated every week in ColombiaBogota, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Five social leaders, former members of Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) had been assassinated weekly from November 1, 2016 to June 30, 2020, notes a report released here on Monday.

Analysis of legal project on dollarization in Ecuador continuesQuito, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The bill for the Defense of Dollarization continues in debate in the National Assembly of Ecuador, amid strong criticisms of its content by various sectors of society.

Municipality of Brazil asks Bolivia to help with Covid-19 testsLa Paz, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Authorities from the municipality of Guajara-Mirim, Brazil, in the state of Rondonia, asked their peers in Guayaramerin, Bolivia, to help their citizens access Covid-19 detection tests, as per reports of an official source.

Radical quarantine extended in VenezuelaCaracas, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro decreed to extend as of Monday one more week of radical quarantine due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.

 Senator blames the government of Paraguay for health crisisAsunción, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) The Paraguayan senator for the Honor Colorado party Sergio Godoy today blamed the Government of Mario Abdo Benítez directly for the health crisis generated by Covid-19 in the country.