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Sudamérica

Montevideo, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A massive march from the University of the Republic to the Obelisk of this capital opened today the Continental Conference for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, based in Uruguay.


Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A note of political violence against the controversial independent senator Fulvio Rossi made authorities and presidential candidates close ranks prior to Sunday''s elections.


Santiago de Chile, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Chile now has a public education law that will transfer the administration of 6,500 schools and kindergartens to the government, based on the initiative of President Michelle Bachelet.


Caracas, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Tachira governor, Laidy Gomez, has criticized today the double standard by opposition sectors of the Democratic Unity Board (MUD) when registering candidates for the December 10 municipal elections.


La Paz, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales thanked in his Twitter account the social, workers, farmers and native indigenous people of the department of Pando for their massive concentration of support for his candidacy for the elections of 2019. ''Very impressed and grateful for the massive mobilization of the Pando people, who democratically expressed their support for the renomination with economic stability and continuity of the great achievements of the Revolution.


Santo Domingo, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina)The Dominican Republic will preside over a meeting with the Government and the opposition in Venezuela, along with countries accompanying the process represented by its foreign ministers, on December 1 and 2, the Presidency reported today.


Moscow, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Argentina reinforce today their ties with the meeting of their Foreign Ministers, Serguei Lavrov and Jorge Faurie, who agreed on the need to prepare the 2018 bilateral agenda.


Buenos Aires, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) After two days of intense meetings, the 4th Global Conference on the Eradication of Child Labor will close here today with results that will allow moving forward to eliminate that scourge.


Caracas, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) President Nicolas Maduro met with former President of Spanish government, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, to discuss the dialogue process between the Venezuelan government and the opposition.


Bogota, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) President of the Colombian Senate Efrain Cepeda announced possible sanctions against congresspeople that skip legislative sessions, something that hinders the vote on key issues for the peace in this country.


Caracas, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Government expressed its satisfaction with the signing of the Amendment to the Financing Protocol today with Russia, making possible to extend the period to pay the debt, which is estimated at $3.1 billion USD.