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2020-09-27 14:09:37.090

GENEVA,Sep 27(VOA)- - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling on Venezuela to release all political prisoners and end the repression of political and civil rights.... read more...

2020-09-18 11:08:07.863

Bogota Sep.18 (dpa) - Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez on Thursday said she would not run in the general election set for October 18, in what she said was a bid to... read more...

2020-09-06 12:31:22.393

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 jolted 45 km northwest of Ovalle, Chile at 01:16:58 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The... read more...

2020-09-04 10:20:37.527

Rio de JaneiroSep,4 (dpa) - At least 3,148 people were killed by Brazilian police in the first half of this year, up 7 per cent from the corresponding period in 2019, news... read more...

2020-09-03 11:31:50.407

BRUSSELS,September 3 (Reuters) - The European Commission added battery element lithium to its critical raw materials list on Thursday and set out a plan to guarantee their supply to support... read more...

2020-08-21 10:14:11.750

Buenos Aires aug, 21 (dpa) - The Bolivian Ministry of Justice is investigating complaints against the former head of state Evo Morales for his relationship with a young woman, the ministry of... read more...

2020-08-09 08:47:29.590

Bogota Aug,9 (dpa) - Brazil's official Covid-19 death toll has passed the 100,000 mark, official data showed on Saturday.

The largest and most populous country in Latin America reported 905 Covid-19 associated... read more...

2020-08-05 09:37:38.253

Bogota August, 5 (dpa) - Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered the arrest - reportedly house arrest - of former president Alvaro Uribe, one of the country's most influential politicians, in a landmark... read more...

2020-08-02 10:16:11.260

Rio de Janeiro  August,2 (dpa) - Facebook has banned the profiles of radical supporters of right-wing populist president Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian media reported Saturday, citing the social media giant.

The ban was... read more...

2020-08-01 10:25:43.393

Bogota August, 1 (dpa) - Argentina on Friday extended a strict lockdown in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area until August 16, the national news agency Telam reported.

The novel coronavirus was "far from... read more...