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Centroamérica / Caribe

Mexico, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Human trafficking in Mexico has reached indigenous communities, in which women are taken from the south to other regions and used as sex slaves by the organized crime to transport drugs.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:14Managua, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) President Daniel Ortega has urged the Nicaraguans to participate in the municipal elections, when there is only a little more than two weeks today for the November 5 election.

Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The House of Representatives of the Federal District passed a statement rejecting the US blockade against Cuba and urged the Senate and the Mexican government to act accordingly.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:05Hanoi, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam''s President Tran Dai Quang urged today the Ministries of National Defense and Public Security to do impeccable work during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit.

18 de octubre de 2017, 12:00Caracas, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Platform for Journalists and Communicators has condemned the foreign intervention maneuvers against this country for ignoring the results of the October 15 regional elections.

18 de octubre de 2017, 11:58Mexico, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The Attorney General''s Office (PGR) is currently investigating about 2,000 involved in corruption, according to a report in the hands of the Senate.

Panama, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Despite the 80 million dollars destined by the government for the development of the indigenous districts, this group continues today as the most affected by poverty and inequality in Panama.

17 de octubre de 2017, 17:11Santo Domingo, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Doctors in the Dominican Republic resumed today the strikes ongoing in the country to claim full compliance with the agreement signed with the Government, which includes increased wages for those workers.

Panama, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Following its historic qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Panamanian soccer has climbed 11 places in the ranking of the International Federation of Associated Football (FIFA), informed today the website of the national body of the discipline.

San Jose, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Gender inequality is one of the aspects that affect the most in Costa Rica, due to the disparity in enjoying sexual and reproductive health and rights, as said by Paula Antezana, UNFPA auxiliary representative.

Havana, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) A new approach to manage sustainable, environmentally-friendly and totally-innocuous agriculture is one of the proposals presented at Fruit Culture 2017 today.