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Interior Sudamérica

Brasilia, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The beginning today of the national party conventions to nominate their presidential candidates will accelerate the election pulse in Brazil, where the first round of voting is scheduled for October 7.

La Paz, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Senior economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Etibar Jafarov, highlighted here the ''quick and successful'' de-dollarization existing today in Bolivia, accomplished ''thanks to macro-economic stability''.

Lima, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Peruvians are today holding a national campaign of protests against corruption, in light of a scandal that has shaken the justice system and whose expansive wave has reached business people and conservative politicians.

Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The national vaccination plan aimed at immunizing nine million people against 14 diseases is now moving to 60 percent, Venezuelan Health Minister Carlos Alvarado said.

Buenos Aires, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) After several months demanding a pay raise, the workers of the Buenos Aires subway are staging a protest today so that their demands are heard.

Caracas, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Diosdado Cabello, today denounced the escalation of political and diplomatic attacks on Venezuela over the past few days.

La Paz, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) One thousand top level health centers were built throughout the country from 2006 until today, during Evo Morales presidency, said Alvaro Terrazas, Deputy Minister of Health and Promotion of Bolivia.

Caracas, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked today the solidarity shows with Venezuela during the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum, held in Havana, Cuba, from July 15 to 17.

La Paz, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales expressed gratitude for the support from the 24th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum for his candidacy for a new term in his country''s elections in 2019.

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Amid an offensive by the right wing with its neoliberal policies and the stepping up of hegemonic stance of the United States, progressive and left-wing forces from Latin America and the Caribbean noted here that they are still struggling.