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South America

Cuban embassy and Colombian department share experiencesBogota, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Embassy in Colombia and executives in northern Magdalena department, shared experiences on areas of social development.

Chile wins awards as an adventure tourism and cruise destinationSantiago de Chile, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Chile won two silver awards in the 6th edition of the Travvy Awards, in the categories of Adventure Destination and World Expedition and Cruise Destination of Central and South America.

Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) The Governor of Miranda state Hector Rodriguez ensured on Sunday that Venezuela must be ready to face any aggression due to the request for military intervention constantly boosted by the right.

Caracas, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino highlighted the tactical and disciplinary power demonstrated by the national militia during the 'Escudo Militar Bolivariano 2020' (Bolivarian Military Shield-2020) exercise.

MAS denounces illegality of Añez's presidential succession in BoliviaLa Paz, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) on Saturday denounced the illegality of the de facto Government of Jeanine Añez, after accepting Petronilo Flores, former president of the Supreme Constitutional Court, that the statement endorsing the succession has no value.

Caracas, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The National Bolivarian Armed Force (FANB) began the 2020 Bolivarian Shield military exercises on Saturday, in order to prepare all troops in case of a foreign armed aggression.

14 de febrero de 2020, 16:32Caracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela is crying out today for justice, respect for international law and world legality in the face of the unilateral coercive measures implemented by the United States, said President Nicolas Maduro.

 Brazil registers more than 773,000 prisonersBrasilia, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazil has more than 773,000 prisoners in prison units and police stations, according to figures from June 2019 published today by the National Penitentiary Department (Depen), linked to the Ministry of Justice.

Brazil's economy grew 0.89 percent in 2019, according to bankBrasilia, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Brazil's economic activity grew 0.89 percent in 2019, according to results of the Central Bank's Index of Economic Activity (IBC-Br), released today.

 End of political violence and threats advocated in ColombiaBogota, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) The Executive Committee of the Colombian Communist Party advocated today the end of political violence, the marking and threats against the popular movement, within a context of ongoing violence in this country.

 Venezuela is a victim of extraterritorial laws, says a lawyerCaracas, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's complaint against the United States before the International Criminal Court (ICC) shows to the world that the Bolivarian nation is victim of extraterritorial laws, said today constitutional lawyer Olga Alvarez.