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South America

Brasilia, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The legal battle to ensure Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s right to be presidential candidate in next October''s election is fought today in three fronts and in a race against the clock.

Por Sinay Cespedes Moreno

Quito, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) The meeting on Venezuelan migration that was held here recently has raised new criticisms by those who think that there might be second intentions behind the commitment to supporting citizens from that South American country in a situation of human mobility.

Caracas, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro affirmed that the Bolivarian Government defends the struggles undertaken by women of Latin America on the occasion of the International Day of the Indigenous Woman.

Caracas, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Venezuela will send a formal note of protest today to the member countries of the self-styled Lima Group, which are promoting xenophobic actions against Venezuelan citizens who live overseas.

Caracas, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) The member of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly for the workers' sector, Rafael Torrealba, urged merchants today to respect the prices of products agreed between the Government and businessmen.

Bogota, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Colombia regrets on Wednesday the decision of Argentine coach Jose Pekerman to conclude his term as national coach after guiding Colombia's team for almost seven years.

Buenos Aires, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) Prosecutor Jorge Di Lello criminally charged Argentine President Mauricio Macri and other officials of his team for the agreement signed last June with the International Monetary Fund.

Buenos Aires, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) More than 70 days after being fired, about 357 workers of Argentina''s state news agency Telam will march today against the silencing of this emblematic news agency, supported by several unions.

Buenos Aires, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The office of the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF) in this capital urged the Argentine government today to protect children and adolescents from the effects of the current economic situation in the country.

Caracas, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Communal Commission of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Julio Chavez, denounced today that the Colombian government is linked to a possible covert military operation against Venezuela.

Havana, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medical services will participate in a health and quality of life tourism event scheduled for September 12-15 in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil, according to official reports today.