Jakarta_ At least one person died and another 128 disappeared when a ferry sank due to bad weather conditions in Lake Toba, Indonesia, Prensa Latina reports.

Moscow_ After the end of the Cold War, Russia opened to the West, but it tricked her, denounced today the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zaharova, Prensa Latina reports.

Asunción_ The Uruguayan president, Tabaré Vázquez, said he will put all the political will to reach agreements beneficial to the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) nations, after receiving today the pro tempore presidency of that integrationist entity, Prensa Latina reports.

United Nations_ The claim for Puerto Rican independence reaches today the United Nations, whose Special Committee on Decolonization will start debating once more the situation of that state still submitted to U.S. colonial rule.

Bogotá_ The Colombian government has enacted a dry bill to strengthening security around tomorrow's elections, where the new president will be elected, Radio Reloj publishes.

Tehran_ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced the hypocrisy of the United States, which, stained with blood for its military incursions in Asia and the Middle East, speaks of peace and conciliation, Prensa Latina reports.