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South America

Asuncion, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The public debt service of the Central Administration of the Paraguayan State had a considerable increase in the last two years, according to the 2017 execution report of the Finance Ministry that circulates today.

La Paz, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian Public Works Minister Milton Claros assured today that the bi-oceanic integration railroad corridor is a solid, strong and consolidated project whose stage of definition will start in March.

Tokyo, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) A meeting at the Imperial Palace with His Majesty, Emperor Akihito, and a presentation on the organization of the Olympic Games in 2020 marked the end of Chilean President''s Michelle Bachelet''s official visit to Japan.

Caracas, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The nomination process for cadidates to presidential elections scheduled for April 22 in Venezuela, starts today at the National Electoral Council (CNE in Spanish), according to its rector Tania D'Amelio.

La Paz, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales said today Bolivia was very close to return to the Pacific Ocean, when the legal team is finalizing details to present its speech in the maritime lawsuit against Chile.

Caracas, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Ambassador Roy Chaderton warned today that the United States could put Colombia at war with Venezuela, for the US soldiers not to get involved.

Brasilia, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The government of President Michel Temer is not only delivering the Brazilian people, but also pays for the privatization of the national electric system, which is a strategic patrimony of the Brazilian people, said Brazilian Senator Vanessa Grazziotin.

Buenos Aires, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Family members of the 44 crew members of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan are heading a fund rasing to hire a private company with the hope of finding the sub missing three months ago.

Washington, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) US Sub Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon is starting a Latin American tour that includes Ecuador, Colombia and Chile, countries in which he plans to meet the Presidents of the respective countries.

Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB), in a civil-military alliance with the Venezuelan people, is carrying out the tactical stage of the Independence 2018 exercise from today and during the weekend, seeking to strengthen the defensive system of the country.

Tokyo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The desire of Japan and Chile to insist on mutual free trade agreements appears today in the attention of economists and market operators.