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Latin American News Agencies Meeting Starts in Ecuador

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The press should not be used for propaganda or lobbying, said Ernesto Samper, Secretary-general of the Union of South American Nations, at the inauguration today of the meeting of Latina American News Agencies (ULAN).

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UNASUR Celebrates its Eighth Anniversary

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The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) begins today the celebrations to mark the eighth anniversary of this bloc, which focuses on political, social, economic and environmental integration of the region. UNASUR said that the agenda of activities will be carried out today and tomorrow at the headquarters of the bloc, located at the Half of the World, in northern Quito.

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Role of UNASUR in Conflict Resolution Highlighted at UN

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United Nations, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) highlighted today its role as a regional mechanism in preventing conflicts and promoting peaceful resolution of controversies.
“We, South Americans, relieve in own intraregional solutions as the first option, said Foreign Minister of Peru, Edda Rivas, speaking on behalf of UNASUR in an open debate of the Security Council.

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Evo Morales Proposes UNASUR to Take USA to Int’l Courts

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La Paz, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announced today he expects to propose during the upcoming meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to take the United States to international courts to enforce human rights.

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UNASUR Summit on Venezuela with Open Agenda

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Lima, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) will hold a summit here dedicated to discussing the situation in Venezuela with an open agenda, but under the premise of recognizing the electoral victory of President Nicolas Maduro.The open agenda was confirmed last night by Peruvian Foreign Minister Rafael Roncagliolo, while announcing that President Ollanta Humala had called the meeting of statesmen as Peru holds the pro tempore presidency of UNASUR.

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UNASUR Begins Electoral Support in Venezuela

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Caracas, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) The monitoring of the electoral process in the leadup to the presidential elections on October 7 in Venezuela will begin today with the arrival of Argentine Carlos “Chacho” Alvarez, chairman of the UNASUR Monitoring Committee. Argentina’s former vice president during the term of Fernando de la Rua, and minister of the Latin American Integration Association (Aladi) since August 2011, Alvarez is expected here today, where he will meet with the main authorities of the National Electoral Council (CNE).

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UNASUR: UK, Ecuador Must Understand Each Other with Mutual Respect

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Quito, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) The secretary general of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), Ali Rodriguez, said that the United Kingdom and Ecuador must understand each other in a sovereign way and on the basis of mutual respect to solve the crisis caused by the Assange case.

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UNASUR Holds Meeting on Security

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Bogota, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Cross-border crime and new ways of crime in the region are the main issues to be discussed in a meeting of the Union of South American Nations May 3-5 in Cartagena de Indias.According to the Colombian Foreign Ministry, on this occasion the three-day discussions are aimed at sharing experiences for a joint, coordinated action by 12-member UNASUR.

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CELAC Historic Birth in Caracas

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The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) will be officially created on Saturday during the final session of the Summit of heads of State and Government of the region, gathered since December 2 in this capital with that purpose.