I arrived in Caracas on the night of May 18 at the invitation of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry to be part of the mission of international accompaniment of the presidential elections in that country. We were more than 200 people from social organizations, politics, civil society and experts from electoral institutes around the world who saw in situ the development of the May 20 elections in which Nicolás Maduro (PSUV) contested his re-election with three other candidates: Henri Falcón (Copei), Javier Bertucci (El Cambio) and Reinaldo Quijada (UPP89).
In the midst of a highly polarized situation and a high level of mistrust of international public opinion motivated to a large extent by the persistent way of informing the opposition media of the Venezuelan government, I had the opportunity to know in detail the mechanism of electronic voting that implements the National Electoral Council (CNE).
THE INVESTMENTS OF FELIPE LARRAÍN, JOSÉ R. VALENTE, BALDO PROKURICA AND ANTONIO WALKER
The private businesses of Piñera's new economic team
Cabinet of President-elect Sebastián Piñera.
The sending of a new Fishing Law, the Reform to the Water Code and the Statute of the Tempters are three of the relevant projects that the next government will have to settle and that will have as protagonists the new economic team. CIPER reviewed in various official records the investments that could cause conflicts of interest in these key areas to the Ministers of Finance, Economy, Mining and Agriculture. After the scandals by the Fisheries Law and the mining royalty in his first government, it is urgent for Piñera to put a barrier between private businesses and public management.
Santiago de Chile, All the indications of a long and meticulous investigation indicate that the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was murdered, but a complex financial framework prevents closing the file.
If the money flowed immediately, in about six months we would have the final opinion of laboratories in Canada and Denmark, lawyer Rodolfo Reyes, nephew of the Nobel Prize for Literature, told Prensa Latina today.
The Environmental Court of Antofagasta could reverse the decision of the Committee of Ministers that rejected the mining and port of Dominga in August last year. Despite the detractors assure that the ecosystem of those coasts of the Fourth Region has not changed and should be protected by rejecting the project, the fears have to do with the new Government: the ties of Piñera and some of his ministers with the mining company and his statements that have always encouraged the existence of Dominga.
Evo Morales highlights Bolivia's economic growth in 2017
In an address to the media, Morales expressed the economic strength that his country has experienced in recent years.
Bolivian President Evo Morales highlighted on Tuesday the economic growth that the country had during 2017, which preliminary studies place it at 3.82 and assured that this year the advance will be maintained.