Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Bolivia Celebrates 209th Anniversary with 124 New Works http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31052&SEO=bolivia-celebrates-209th-anniversary-with-124-new-works La Paz, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian department of La Paz celebrates today its 209th anniversary with multiple events and the inauguration of 124 social and economic works that benefit its inhabitants. Venezuelan Socialists to Elect Delegates to 4th PSUV Congress http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31014&SEO=venezuelan-socialists-to-elect-delegates-to-4th-psuv-congress Caracas, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) will elect territorial delegates to the 4th Congress of the political organization this weekend, the Vice President, Diosdado Cabello, confirmed. Uruguayan Broad Front Denounces New Judicial Offensive against Lula http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31009&SEO=uruguayan-broad-front-denounces-new-judicial-offensive-against-lula Montevideo, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) The Uruguayan Broad Front (FA) denounced the new judicial offensive against former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, which today hinders his candidacy and participation in the electoral campaign ahead of the October elections. Venezuela Highlights Legacy of Fidel and Chavez in Sao Paulo Forum http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31003&SEO=venezuela-highlights-legacy-of-fidel-and-chavez-in-sao-paulo-forum By Wiliam Urquijo Pascual Caracas, Jul 14 (PL) Venezuela will highlight the historical and political legacy of revolutionary leaders Fiderl Castro (1926-2016) and Hugo Chávez (1954-2013) at the annual meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, assured today socialist leader Adan Chavez. Chilean Police Raid Bishops' Offices in the South http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=31000&SEO=chilean-police-raid-bishops-offices-in-the-south Santiago de Chile, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The Investigative Police (PDI) and the Public Prosecutor''s Office raided facilities of the archbishops of Temuco and Villarrica, in southern Chile, in new investigations for sexual abuse. Paraguay: Authorities Seized 519 Tons of Marijuana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30985&SEO=paraguay-authorities-seized-519-tons-of-marijuana Asunción, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Agents of the National Anti-Drug Secretariat Office (Senad) of Paraguay seized 519 tons of marijuana, valued at 15.5 million dollars, after eight days of operations in forested areas of Amambay department, the entity announced today. . Presidential Pre-candidate Accuses Temer of Electoral Crime http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30966&SEO=presidential-pre-candidate-accuses-temer-of-electoral-crime Brasilia, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The presidential pre-candidate of the Democratic Labor Party (PDT, for its acronym in Portuguese), Ciro Gomes, accused the Brazilian leader, Michel Temer, of committing an electoral crime, according to the media here today. Venezuela Ratifies Civic-Military Union Facing Interventionist Plans http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30964&SEO=venezuela-ratifies-civic-military-union-facing-interventionist-plans Caracas, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela ratifies the civic-military union against the hostile plans by the Colombian oligarchy, incited by the United States, which intends to intervene in the South American country across borders, President Nicolas Maduro said. Brazil Mobilizes Against Legal War That Prevents Lula's Freedom http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30962&SEO=brazil-mobilizes-against-legal-war-that-prevents-lulas-freedom Brasilia, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) National Trade Union Centers, social movements and political parties called to mobilize across the country today to reject the legal war that prevents the release of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Without Reserve, Justice Harasses Lula's Presidential Candidacy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30925&SEO=without-reserve-justice-harasses-lulas-presidential-candidacy Brasilia, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Without reserve, Brazilian justice is harassing the presidential candidacy of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been in political imprisonment for 97 days in the city of Curitiba. Ecuador, Colombia Study Projects of Border Integration http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30901&SEO=ecuador-colombia-study-projects-of-border-integration Quito, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The governments of Ecuador and Colombia advance today to execute programs of border integration after signing agreement to structure a Binational Fund. Venezuela, Turkey Set Up Bases for Expanding Cooperation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30899&SEO=venezuela-turkey-set-up-bases-for-expanding-cooperation Caracas, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro stated the governments of Turkey and Venezuela are setting up the bases for consolidating the strategic relations of union and cooperation. Venezuela Dismantled Drug Trafficking Network http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30897&SEO=venezuela-dismantled-drug-trafficking-network Caracas, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) As part of a continued campaign against drug-trafficking Venezuela's Attorney General, Tarek William Saab, reported the seizure of 82 kgs of cocaine in five shipments made through the MRW parcel company, bound to the Netherlands and Ivory Coast. Four Former Pinochet-Era Agents Sentenced in Chile http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30855&SEO=four-former-pinochet-era-agents-sentenced-in-chile Santiago de Chile, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Four former agents of the 1973-1990 military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet were sentenced by Judge Mario Carroza for the qualified kidnapping (disappearance) of Nestor Gallardo Agüero in 1974. Expectation Before Drilling Well in Bolivian Lliquimuni Area http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30854&SEO=expectation-before-drilling-well-in-bolivian-lliquimuni-area La Paz, Jul 11 (PL) Great expectation exists in Bolivia after the announcement of drilling an oil well in the Lliquimuni area, north of La Paz. Latin American Left Faces the Challenge of Updating Itself (+Photos) http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30850&SEO=latin-american-left-faces-the-challenge-of-updating-itself-photos La Paz, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) For Bolivian lawmaker Valeria Silva, there is no decrease in progressive forces in Latin America, as some suggest, but it is time to update and communicate the left''s positions. International Tourism Fair Venezuela 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30848&SEO=international-tourism-fair-venezuela-2018 Caracas, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The 13th International Tourism Fair (FitVen) will take place 22 thru 25 November this year in Isla Margarita, state of New Esparta, informed Stella Lugo, minister of the sector. Telam Workers on Strike for Two Weeks http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30822&SEO=telam-workers-on-strike-for-two-weeks Buenos Aires, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) The workers of the Argentinean state news agency Telam have been on strike for two weeks to protest against the wave of layoffs, as a result of which 354 employees, including journalists and graphic designers, were fired. Some 53,000 Ecuadorians with Disabilities Receive Benefits http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30819&SEO=some-53000-ecuadorians-with-disabilities-receive-benefits Quito, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) In Ecuador, 53,000 people with disabilities benefit today from the Las Manuelas Mission, through which medical professionals assist and follow up on those people nationwide. Paraguayan Peasant Organizations Demand Their Debts Cancellation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=30815&SEO=paraguayan-peasant-organizations-demand-their-debts-cancellation Asuncion, Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan peasant producers, belonging to the National Inter-Sector Coordinating Committee, will stage a march in this capital for the cancellation of their debts, the organization''s sources reported.