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Sudamérica

Brasilia, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Federal Police (PF) arrested today at home in Salvador de Bahia Geddel Vieira Lima, former political coordinator and ally of president Michel Temer, who was seized with 16 million dollars, presumably obtained from bribes.


By Roberto Salomón *

Havana (Prensa Latina) Responsible for 16 percent of exports and four percent of imports of world agricultural trade, Latin Amnerica faces great challenges to benefit from its productive potential and reach sustainable development.


Buenos Aires, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The Argentinean government announced today that in two weeks time approximately the market for biodiesel from this country will reopen to the European Union.


Bogota, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis has urged in this capital to focus on the homeless and deprived people, and stressed that inequality is the root of social ailment.


La Paz, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) With a successful international career, the L.A. l Jazz Machine (United States) and singers Carles GR Quartet (France) and Peter Scharli (Switzerland) stand out today among the attractions of the International Jazz Festival, Festijazz, of Bolivia.


Havana, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) With Irma, Jose and Katia, the Atlantic-Caribbean zone has three simultaneous hurricanes today, which has not happened since 2010, according to international meteorological entities.


Brasilia, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) On the occasion of the 195th anniversary of Brazil''s independence, the Workers'' Single Confederation (CUT) is collecting signatures to back up a Popular Initiative Bill to invalidate the labor reform boosted by President Michel Temer.


Caracas, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has strongly condemned recent US attacks on Venezuela´s role in the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council.


Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) There is still no information about the whereabouts of the young Argentine activist Santiago Maldonado, who disappeared more than 35 days ago, while the government decided today to quadruple the reward for those who offer accurate data to help the case.


Caracas, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian company Odebrecht has denied having paid about $100 million USD through the Spanish company TSE Arietis to Venezuelan socialist leader, Diosdado Cabello, accused by former Attorney General of the South American nation, Luisa Ortega.


San Juan, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Hurricane Irma is merciless with the small islands in the east of the Caribbean region, where as of today there are no less than 10 dead and about fifty wounded.