Internationals

Washington:  The US Department of Defense informed on Wednesday that it had authorized the deployment of 2,100 additional soldiers along the border with Mexico to curb irregular immigration, a persistent objective of President Donald Trump, Prensa Latina publishes.

Brasilia, Brazil: Members of Brazilian social movements asked the Federal Public Ministry for the freedom of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who is serving time for alleged acts of corruption.

Beijing: A new imposition of rates by the United States on Chinese products would hinder trade negotiations to reach an agreement, the Beijing Foreign Ministry said today and reiterated its call for dialogue, Prensa Latina reports.

Caracas: The Government of Venezuela today defends the option of dialogue with the opposition to solve political differences in peace, despite external pressures to boycott this process, Prensa Latina reports.

Quito: The Minister of State for the Americas and Europe of the United Kingdom, Alan Duncan, ratified today the commitment of his government to avoid extraditing the computer Julian Assange to a country with capital punishment, Radio Havana Cuba publishes.

Washington: People seeking to reach the United States (US) to apply for asylum, today face very unfavorable prospects, after the announcement of the most severe restrictions adopted so far by Donald Trump’s government against that protection, Prensa Latina reports.