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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 12 April 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 11 April, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial execution at the Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Agnes Callamard, warned that by expelling the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, from its embassy in the United Kingdom the Ecuadorean government has exposed Assange to potential human rights violations...
* Peru’s national statistics institute (INEI) has released new figures which show that monetary poverty fell by 1.2 percentage points (equivalent to 313,000 people) in 2018, from 21.7% in 2017 to 20.5% in 2018...
From Latin American Weekly Report
The governments of Colombia and Peru sealed accords this week tentatively resolving long-running social conflicts that have caused serious economic repercussions...
Some 197 newly elected mayors entered Ecuador’s Carondelet presidential palace on 4 April on a red carpet customarily reserved for heads of state and other foreign dignitaries for a special ceremony organised by President Lenín Moreno...
Juan Guaidó has the bit between his teeth again after a series of large protests against the government led by Nicolás Maduro at the weekend were followed by the decision by the Organization of American States (OAS) to recognise his choice of ambassador to the hemispheric body...

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