Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Outbreak of Newcastle Virus in Colombia 23 de enero de 2018, 16:48Bogota, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Colombian health authorities warned today about the presence in the country of the Newcastle virus, which is transmitted by direct contact with infected birds and may cause conjunctivitis in people. Brazil´s Trial Causes Patrolling, Fences and Snipers 23 de enero de 2018, 16:06Brasilia, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The trial, in the second instance, of Brazilian former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will cause intense air, land and maritime patrol; restrictions on traveling within the city and even the deployment of snipers tomorrow in Porto Alegre. Constituent Approves Called To Presidential Elections In Venezuela 23 de enero de 2018, 15:31Caracas, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The National Constituent Assembly (ANC) approved today the decree proposed by the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, to call presidential elections before the end of the first four months of 2018. Land Delivery to Uruguayan Families Increases 23 de enero de 2018, 15:24Montevideo, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The delivery of land to Uruguayan families by the National Institute of Colonization (INC) increased in the last 12 years from the inclusion policies promoted by the government, it was known here today. Piñera Leans to the Right With His Cabinet in Chile Santiago de Chile, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Without a doubt, Chilean President-elect Sebastián Piñera today announced his ministerial cabinet with a marked accent to the right, distancing itself from the centrist platform that characterized its electoral campaign. Lula to Visit Porto Alegre to Thanks People for Support Brasilia, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will participate today in an event with representatives of social movements in Porto Alegre, in a camp to defend democracy and his right to become a presidential candidate. Campaign for No in Ecuador Referendum Visits Quake Hit Area Quito, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The campaign for the No in the referendum on February 4 visits Manabí, the epicenter of the April 2016 earthquake, to discuss the negative implications of the proposed reforms. Lula's Hasty Trial Is Considered A Brutal Attack on Democracy Brasilia, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s hasty second-instance trial constitutes ''a brutal attack on democracy,'' said Guilherme Boulos, leader of the Workers Without Home Movement (MTST). Barça Announces Mascherano Farewell Barcelona, Spain, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Barcelona Club announced today that tomorrow will be the institutional farewell of Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano, who this week will become part of the Chinese Hebei Fortune. Canada-Cuba Workshop on Climate Change Havana, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) A workshop on climate change and its main consequences for life on the planet will be held today, focusing on issues such as resilience and mitigation, among the most significant. Bolivia Appoints New Presidency and Defense Ministers La Paz, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has appointed Alfredo Rada and Javier Zavaleta, as the new ministers of the Presidency and Defense, respectively, during a ceremony held at the Government Palace today. Oil Market Closes Near US $70 a Barrel London, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The price of oil continued today to rise and was close to US$70 dollars a barrel, supported by forecasts of global economic expansion and production cuts led by OPEC. Bolivia: Five Top Commitments for an Immediate Future La Paz, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia has an immediate challenge to achieve, five commitments for its future, highlighted this country''s president Evo Morales as he presented the annual state report before the parliament. Russia and Argentina Examine Strategic Issues at the Kremlin Moscow, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Russian president Vladimir Putin and his peer of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, examine today at the Kremlin strategic issues of bilateral cooperation, including energy and infrastructures. Cuban Minister Stresses CELAC's Strategic Validity By Fausto Triana Santiago de Chile, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, has highlighted the strategic validity of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) rescuing regional consensus. South American Brigade of Solidarity Starts Activities in Cuba 22 de enero de 2018, 17:13Havana, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The 25th South American Brigade of Volunteer Work and Solidarity with Cuba started a 15-day program in this country that includes work in agriculture and tours across various historical sites. Morales Highlights Model of Bolivian Anti-Drugs Fight 22 de enero de 2018, 16:53La Paz, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales assured today that the Bolivian model of anti- drugs fight is an example to the world because of the joint labor among different social sectors. Venezuelan Authorities Condemn Sanctions of the European Union 22 de enero de 2018, 16:48Caracas, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Vice President Jorge Rodriguez condemned the punitive measures package approved by the European Union (EU) against seven government officials of this South American nation. People's Movements Deplore Network O Globo in Brazil 22 de enero de 2018, 16:46Brasilia, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) More than a hundred people demonstrated outside the headquarters of the network O Globo, in Rio de Janeiro, to denounce the willingness of this media emporium to condemn former President Lula Da Silva. Bolivian Increased Investment in Hydrocarbons Stands Out in 12 Years 22 de enero de 2018, 16:34La Paz, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales reported today that the State invested $13,440 billion USD in hydrocarbons in 12 years of government, representing an increase of $9 billion USD over the period 1994-2005.