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Caracas, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela exported 500 tons of ferronickel to the Dutch market as part of the state policy aimed at reducing dependence on oil, official sources reported today.

Santiago, Chile, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The last round of debates between the presidential candidates in Chile, which was characterized by constant interruptions by the mediators, brought no surprises.

La Paz, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will host in 2018 several international events related to ancient civilizations and cultures, migration policies, fundamental issues today in the policies of the South American country.

Buenos Aires, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Organizations grouped in the People''s Summit will again march today against the 11th ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in its second day of sessions.

La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera appreciated today the award given to Bolivia as the Best Cultural Destination of the World 2017 and described it as a recognition for the country''s social stability and the generosity of its people.

Buenos Aires, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Argentinean Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel said today that the countries which do not own their natural resources lose sovereignty, and also that capitalism was born heartless.

Caracas, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) ''The victory of left-wing forces in the municipal elections held on Sunday is the highest achieved by any political force in the history of Venezuela since 1830,'' said Jorge Rodriguez, Minister of Communication and Information (MINCI).

Buenos Aires, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The security operation for the Summit of the World Trade Organization being held here for the first time, generates complaints today among the locals for the vehicular chaos and the several closed streets, many of them with restricted access.

Montevideo, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) A total of $547 million USD entered Uruguay at the end of November for sales of dairy products abroad, four percent more than in the same period of 2016, the National Milk Institute reported today.

La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) To commemorate today the anniversary of the creation of the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF), Bolivian President Evo Morales talked about the policies implemented in the country in favor of children.

La Paz, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) President Evo Morales has traveled to Europe to participate in the Climate Change Summit in France tomorrow, then sign some agreements in Austria and Switzerland for the bioceanic train and visit the Vatican on Friday, December 15.