Bogota, Sep 15 (Prensa Latina) Artists, politicians, relatives, friends, art critics, all Colombians are on Friday mourning the death of Fernando Botero, its most recognized painter, draftsman and sculptor in the world.
Quito, Aug 10 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso decreed three days of national mourning in the face of the commotion caused nationwide by the assassination of Presidential Candidate Fernando Villavicencio, and declared a new state of emergency.
Havana, May 21 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), Luis Morlote, lamented the death of renowned poet, narrator and playwright Anton Arrufat, National Literature Award winner, at the age of 87 in Havana on Sunday.
Havana, Oct 31 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Foreign Ministry (MINREX) on Monday expressed condolences to South Korea for the victims of a stampede that resulted in 146 dead and 150 injured, during a celebration in the city of Seoul.
Guatemala City, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Guatemala began three days of national mourning for the recent tragedy that occurred in the department of Quetzaltenango (Xela), where nine people on September 15th in a concert on the occasion of the national holidays.
Freetown, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) The population of Sierra Leone, still shaken by the tragedy, is today in national mourning for the deaths of a hundred people due to the explosion of a tanker loaded with gasoline.