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Sudamérica

Santiago, Chile, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Several personages in Chile expressed indignation over the reduction of the sentence to the author of a brutal beating during which he pulled his wife''s eyes, due to a legal technicality.


Caracas, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Gabriel Manzano and Tatiana Low, the attackers of Venezuelan diplomat Rafael Ramirez, hold executive positions in the U.S. consortium Citibank, stated as one of the main actors in the financial war against Venezuela, media announced today. Ramirez, current Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations, recently denounced that two people attacked several members of his family in New York City, La Tabla website posted.


Buenos Aires, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Argentine movement, Barrios de Pie (Neighborhoods Stan Up) has been carrying out a peaceful demonstration since the early hours, without street or traffic cuts, to demand once again the urgent declarations of food emergency.


Montevideo, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The analysis and diagnosis of the 2012-2022 Strategic Action Plan (PAE, in Spanish) is the focus of debates on the second day of the regional meeting on the infrastructure of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), which will close on Thursday.


La Paz, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Central Bank (BCB) reported today that the country''s international net reserves (RIN) increased from $10.081 billion USD to $10.306 billion USD in the first half opf this year.


Lima, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) A prosecutor issued today a police custody warrant for former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife, whom are investigated for more than two years and accused of money laundering and association to commit a crime, said judicial sources.


Brasilia, July 11 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General´s Office (MPF) has requested today the Brazilian Justice to shelve an internal investigation to determine whether there was an alleged attempt by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to hinder Lava Jato anti-corruption operation.


11 de julio de 2017, 15:17Brasilia, July 11 (Prensa Latina) Senators from four political parties held the House''s Executive Committee today, obstructing the vote for labor reform promoted by President Michel Temer and termed as a ruthless attack against Brazilian workers´ rights.


11 de julio de 2017, 11:54Asuncion, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The center of this capital is today full of mobilized Paraguayan farmers as happened in April 2016, this time to demand compliance with the then agreements with the government.


11 de julio de 2017, 11:53Bogota, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Different sectors of the Colombian society, led by the government, are now grateful for the establishment of a second UN verification commission, approved by the UN Security Council.


11 de julio de 2017, 11:19Bogota, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The Colombian National Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) will celebrate its 90th anniversary in the city of Medellín in the middle of the first World Grain Forum, which began today with the participation of 800 delegates from 45 countries.