Now, the doctor, scientist, university professor and pioneer of bacteriology will be beatified, a step toward sainthood in the Roman Catholic Church.
The Colombian Ombudsman's Office conducted a census at the site and identified the presence of 858 minors, 134 older adults and 52 pregnant women.
More than 50 countries including the United States have not recognized Maduro for more than a year.
Geneva: The UN launched a humanitarian appeal for nearly USD 29 billion on Wednesday as climate change and increasingly protracted conflicts put tens of...
Fires ravage Brazil's Amazon and Australia, while Venice is swamped by flooding not seen in decades.
"Catastrophic economic policies and political repression continue to drive this unprecedented refugee crisis, straining the ability of governments to respond."
Majority need international refugee protection, as of today, only around half a million have taken the step of formally applying for asylum.
The US leader adopted a strikingly conciliatory tone following a more than hour-long conversation with Putin, coming days after an abortive military uprising
Venezuela is plagued by hyperinflation and major shortages of basic goods and two men -- opposition leader Juan Guaido and President Nicolas Maduro -- are vying for control of the country.
"We cannot render definitive attribution to the Russian Internet Research Agency for these accounts, although most appear to originate in Russia," said Twitter.
Hyperinflation, shortages of food and medicine and failing public services has spread misery, undermining support for a leftist regime that has held power for two decades.
"We realize and know that the situation in Venezuela remains difficult. We support your efforts to achieve mutual understanding in the society and settle relations with the opposition," Putin said at a meeting with Maduro on Wednesday
Tarek William Saab said yesterday that the arrests included "several managers of large chains" accused of "speculating and hoarding basic products" that are subject to prices fixed by the government.
The move comes after residents in the border town of Pacaraima clashed violently with Venezuelan migrants, driving them out of makeshift camps.