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South America

By Tania Peña

Bogota, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the return of Uribism to the government, Colombia Humana's result at the polls is historic.

Asuncion, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) The Summit of presidents of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) that is taking place today in the Paraguayan city of Luque is leaving behind a semester of cross-border negotiations that corroborate the bloc''s opening to the world.

Quito, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador is monitoring today the activity of the volcano La Cumbre, located in the Galapagos Islands, which began an eruptive phase, according to park rangers.

Beijing, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba won today the prize for Best Organizing Team in the 15th edition of the Beijing International Tourism Fair (BITE 2018), which was held over three days with almost a thousand national and international participants.

Bogota, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) A few hours before the new Colombian President is let known, US renowned linguist Noah Chomsky expressed his support to Colombian center-left candidate Gustavo Petro.

Bogota, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, called today on his compatriots to vote early, "in freedom and in conscience for the option of their choice''.

Paramaribo, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit has said that the challenge in Dominica after Hurricane Maria is not one of physical renewal but of social regeneration.

La Paz, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and Argentina agreed to strengthen cooperation and speed up joint actions in the control of land borders, at a meeting held here, official sources reported today.

Rosario, Argentina, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) The 16th Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba in Argentina will conclude here today after several days of profound debates marked by the continuation of the struggle promoted by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.

17 de junio de 2018, 09:06Beijing,Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) At the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival, which opened Saturday, 13 movies from 10 countries will be competing for the prestigious Golden Goblet Award.

Bogota, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) More than 36 million Colombians are called today to decide between two divergent models of country: one attached to the privileges of the rancid oligarchy and the other longing for peace and social justice.