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Interior Sudamérica

Havana, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The first secretary of the Union of Young Communists, Susely Morfa (UJC), ratified today the invariable support of this organization to the people and government of Venezuela before the international crusade to destabilize that country.

Brasilia, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The political extreme right-wing Group Movimiento Brazil Libre (MBL) was linked to the defamatory campaign against the councilwoman and Human rights activist, Marielle Franco, murdered in Rio de Janeiro a week ago, was released here today.

Brasilia, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ratified today his desire to compete in the upcoming presidential elections, win and have ''the opportunity to prove that we can recover this country''.

Bogota, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The Stereo Picnic Festival, considered one of the major musical events in Latin America, begins in this capital today with performances by well-known national and foreign bands.

Caracas, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Citizens and companies from Venezuela will be able to buy petro with freely convertible currencies, President Nicolás Maduro informed in a working day full of important announcements for the economic future of the country.

Lima, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Peruvian Catholic bishops said today that along with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation given the political crisis and corruption, the country has reached a breaking point.

Quito, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Talks between the Government of Colombia and the Guerrilla Army of National Liberation (ELN) towards a peace agreement are now going well in Ecuador after the parties ratify their progress on the joint agenda.

Bogota, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations and the Colombian Ombudsman''s Office warned today on the massive toll of displaced farmers in various areas of the country, caused by the violent actions of armed groups.

Caracas, mar 22 (Prensa Latina) The independent expert of the United Nations (UN) Alfred de Zayas described as criminal the economic sanctions imposed by the United States government on Venezuela.

Buenos Aires, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa will receive the title of Doctor Honoris Causa tomorrow, which will be awarded by the Metropolitan University for Education and Labor (UMET) in honor of his political career.