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South America

Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Former Bolivian President Evo Morales on Thursday sent his admiration and respect to the Cuban people after thanking what its doctors has done for his country.

La Paz, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Ombudsman Office denounced on Thursday the violation of human rights during the conflict before, during and after 2019 elections, without efficient investigation or reparation so far.

Los Angeles, USA, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) US filmmaker Oliver Stone on Thursday thanked former Brazilian President Lula da Silva for his congratulatory letter, and described him as a lion who will not be silenced in his struggle.

Quito, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The National Electoral Council of Ecuador (CNE) on Thursday approved the limit of expenditures for the presidential candidacies, assembly members and Andean parliamentarians in the 2021 elections.

Montevideo, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Convened by the Uruguayan trade union PIT-CNT, multiple labor unions are staging a 24-hour strike on Thursday due to the lack of response from the State to thousands of workers who lost income.

Santiago de Chile, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Mapuche spiritual leader Celestino Cordova was transferred to his community on Thursday amid strong security measures, in compliance with the agreement with the government to end his hunger strike.

Caracas, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Internal fractures in the ranks of Venezuelan opposition are weakening that option as a political force against the Bolivarian Government led by President Nicolas Maduro, sociologist and analyst Maryclen Stelling said on Thursday.

Santiago, Chile, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The National Institute of Human Rights (INDH) denounced on Thursday a slow progress in the investigations of thousands of complaints against Chilean police forces for repressing demonstrations.

Brasilia, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) The Workers' Party (PT) of Brazil repudiated the visit of the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, scheduled for next Friday to the city of Boa Vista, in the northern state of Roraima, near the border with Venezuela.

Brasilia, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) For the first time in its democratic period, Brazil is currently target of an official international investigation against the government of Jair Bolsonaro for its environmental and human rights policies.

Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) On the eve of new announcements about how the quarantine will remain, the Covid-19 in Argentina today seems like an endless saga because while some provinces recover, others suffer new outbreaks.