A major issue in yesterday’s vote was the contentious peace deal with the former rebels of the FARC which won the outgoing president Juan Manuel Santos a Nobel peace prize.
Schools and universities have been closed for weeks, and the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights raised the death toll to 161 but other human rights organizations still have a lower figure of 148 deaths.
Currently, abortion in Argentina is only legal in cases of rape or when the life or health of the woman is at risk, and women in such cases have to apply to a judge for permission.
The arson case was tried under Chile’s anti-terrorism laws because Werner Luchsinger and Vivianne Mackay owned lands that were disputed as Mapuche ancestral territory.
The Venezuelan Society of Public Health, a non-governmental doctors’ association, had announced it had identified three suspected cases in an indigenous community and was waiting for confirmation from exams.
No formal plan was reached as Daniel Ortega requested a “period of reflection” to consider the bishops’ proposal, which was not made public.
Carlos Algarra and René Vásquez are Venezuelan citizens and were arrested in mid-April during a widespread corruption probe of the oil sector that led to the detention of more than 80 executives at PDVSA.
The death toll from Sunday’s eruption was raised to 75 by the National Institute of Forensic Sciences, with 23 of those already identified.