Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina More Than 4,000 Aftershocks after Mexico's Quake http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24904&SEO=more-than-4000-aftershocks-after-mexicos-quake Mexico, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The National Seismological Service (SSN) of Mexico has recorded about 4,035 aftershocks of magnitude 7.2 occurred in Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, on February 16. Caricom Praises Leadership of Saint Lucia http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24890&SEO=caricom-praises-leadership-of-saint-lucia Georgetown, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Irwin LaRocque, secretary general of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) congratulated Saint Lucia for guaranteeing that the actions linked with sustainable development have a highlighted place in the regional and international agenda. Haiti, Japan Sign Subsidy Contracts in Key Sectors http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24883&SEO=haiti-japan-sign-subsidy-contracts-in-key-sectors Port-au-Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Japan''s ambassador to Haiti, Yoshiaki Hatta, has signed four subsidy contracts with local organizations in the areas of agriculture and education, totaling about $400,000 USD, it was reported here today. Wall Is Being Built in USA-Mexico Border http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24871&SEO=wall-is-being-built-in-usa-mexico-border Washington, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. government started work on a section of the wall in the border between California and Mexico, replacing a barrier made in the decade of 1990, according to media reports published today. Meade Should Respect Mexico Self Determination in Foreign Policy http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24866&SEO=meade-should-respect-mexico-self-determination-in-foreign-policy Mexico, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) The presidential candidate, José Antonio Meade, affirmed that if he wins July 1 elections, he will apply the traditional principles of Mexican foreign policy of respect for self-determination and non-intervention. Nicaragua Closes Ranks along with Venezuela, Rejects Isolationism http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24865&SEO=nicaragua-closes-ranks-along-with-venezuela-rejects-isolationism Managua, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega considered that today''s attempts to exclude Venezuela from the VIII Summit of the Americas, to be held next April in Peru, are meaningless and illogical, while representing an act of intolerance, at the same time. Haiti Readies for Caricom Summit http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24859&SEO=haiti-readies-for-caricom-summit Port of Prince, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Haitian authorities readied preparations for the 29th session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), scheduled for February 26 and 27. Violence Strikes Presidential Campaign in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24857&SEO=violence-strikes-presidential-campaign-in-mexico Por Orlando Oramas LeónMéxico, (Prensa Latina) The electoral pre-campaign wound up in Mexico, and from February 12 began a kind of closure period in which, according to most of the polls, the candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) leads the presidential hopefuls under an atmosphere in which violence has prevailed. Salvadoran ARENA Candidate Involved in Money Laundering http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24848&SEO=salvadoran-arena-candidate-involved-in-money-laundering San Salvador, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) There is great evidence of the participation of a candidate of Salvadoran rightwing political party ARENA with local gangs in money laundering, after it was confirmed Wednesday that the candidate was laundring money for local band Mara Salvatrucha. Chinese Official Tags as Diplomatic Achievement Links with Panama http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24839&SEO=chinese-official-tags-as-diplomatic-achievement-links-with-panama Panama, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The head of the office of the State Council for Chinese Diaspora Affairs, Qiu Yuanping, assured here that the establishment of rtelations with Panama was the most important diplomatic achievement in 2017. Javier Sotomayor Highlights Potential of Cuban Track and Field http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24814&SEO=javier-sotomayor-highlights-potential-of-cuban-track-and-field Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male former high jumper and still world recordman Javier Sotomayor highlighted the potential of Cuban track and field to face new international competitions, among them the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia this year. Fishes Colonize Artificial Reef in the Province of Guanacaste http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24810&SEO=fishes-colonize-artificial-reef-in-the-province-of-guanacaste San José, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Several species of fish and microorganisms have colonized the artificial reef placed a year ago by divers from the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) in Playa Hermosa, in the province of Guanacaste. Agri-Food Trade Grows Between Mexico and China http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24798&SEO=agri-food-trade-grows-between-mexico-and-china Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Agricultural exports from Mexico to China has reached a commercial value of $321 million USD in 2017, according to the Customs of the Asian country consigned by the Secretariat of Agriculture. Two Quakes in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca in Mexico http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24795&SEO=two-quakes-in-salina-cruz-oaxaca-in-mexico Mexico, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The area of Salina de Cruz, Oaxaca, woke up early this morning having a strong seismic activity, with two telluric movements, one of them magnitude 5.1. Unicef: Inequality Triggers Neonatal Deaths in the Region http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24788&SEO=unicef-inequality-triggers-neonatal-deaths-in-the-region Panama, feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Nearly 100,00 newborns died in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2016 before their first month of life, revealed a report from the United Nations Children''s Fund (UNICEF) today. Reconstruction of Mexico City because of Quake to Take Years http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24776&SEO=reconstruction-of-mexico-city-because-of-quake-to-take-years Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The reconstruction of the damages received because of the path of the earthquake that lashed Mexico City on September 19, might take 6 entire years, said the head of the local government of the Mexican capital Miguel Angel Mancera here Monday. Homicides in Costa Rica on Rise in Early 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24766&SEO=homicides-in-costa-rica-on-rise-in-early-2018 San Jose, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) About 83 murders in Costa Rica, six more compared to similar period in last year, occurred from January to February 15, according to official figures that predict today a new negative record by late 2018. Youth Vote Could Have Hard Impact on Mexican Elections http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24759&SEO=youth-vote-could-have-hard-impact-on-mexican-elections Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The growing lack of interest of Mexican young sectors towards society and the State could have an impact in the July 1 general elections, according to reports. FMLN Dominates Electoral Debate With Precise, Realistic Proposals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24755&SEO=fmln-dominates-electoral-debate-with-precise-realistic-proposals San Salvador, feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The absence of press reviews related to the Salvadoran right-wing confirms today the Farabundo Martí Front for National Liberation (FMLN) as the winner of a recent televised debate between parties. Brazil Holds Regional Meeting on Refugees http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24746&SEO=brazil-holds-regional-meeting-on-refugees Brasilia, Feb 19 (Prensa latina) Representatives of about 36 countries and territories from Latin America and the Caribbean are participating as of today at a meeting that will contribute to the Global Pact on Refugees, which the United Nations should adopt in September.