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South America

Caracas, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) activated today the second voting trial to refine technical and organizational details towards next December 6 legislative elections.

Quito, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's national soccer team has temporary losses today, as three players who tested positive for Covid-19 are in the required quarantine.

La Paz, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE), Salvador Romero, assured the transparency of the process to elect governors, mayors, councilmen and department assemblymen scheduled for March 7, 2021, local media reported today.

Lima, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) President of Peru, Manuel Merino, announced this Sunday his resignation, after the Congress asked him to resign immediately in view of the growing demonstrations against the political crisis that this South American country is undergoing.

Buenos Aires, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Three years after the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine, with 44 Argentinian officers on board, grief is soaring today after people learned the Macri administration knew its whereabouts 20 days following the incident.

Brasilia, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 148 million Brazilians are voting today to elect mayors, deputy mayors and councilpeople from 5,567 jurisdictions in municipal elections, the first held since President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, 2019.

Caracas, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Council of Electoral Experts of Latin America (CEELA) Saturday continued its work of verifying every aspect of Venezuela´s election system, in view of next december 6´s legislative elections.

Caracas, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The Latin American Council of Electoral Experts (Ceela) continues today its work to verify every aspect of Venezuela's electoral system, ahead of the legislative elections on December 6.

Bogotá, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Colombian congresswoman Sandra Ramírez today questioned the attitude of the president, Iván Duque, to the increase in massacres and the presence of paramilitary groups in rural areas.

Buenos Aires, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) After the rain of rejections generated by the creation of a so-called Mesa de Encuentro Libertador General San Martin, made up of ex-military and retired police officers, several groups have separated.

Bogota, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Colombia's Foreign Minister Claudia Blum Friday denied her country supported Rep. Donald Trump's campaign for being re-elected as US president.