Centroamérica / Caribe

George Town, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Independent candidates won nine seats in the new Legislative Assembly (parliament) to dominate the Cayman Islands general election held on Friday, Caribbean News Service reported.


Matanzas, Cuba, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Cuban Information Technology Union (UIC), Ailyn Febles, said today that the main challenge of this civil society organization is to contribute to the economic and social development of the country.


Kingston, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Health Minister Christopher Tufton has warned of the growing level of premature deaths from chronic diseases, The Observer newspaper reported today.


Havana, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has reported that nearly 26 million travelers from around the world will enjoy a cruise ship trip this year according to recent estimates.


Havana, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The IV Business Fair ends today after intense days of exchange between the country''s economic actors to facilitate the management of Cuban companies.


George Town, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Independent candidates won nine seats in the new Legislative Assembly (parliament) to dominate the Cayman Islands general election held on Friday, Caribbean News Service reported.


Tegucigalpa, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Honduran Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) has called today for general elections to be held next November 26.


Mexico, May 25 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican federal government and the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) are using public funds in a fraudulent electoral operation in the state of Mexico, an opposition leader denounced today.


Managua, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua today paid a posthumous tribute to poet Carlos Rigby, 72, who died in this capital as a result of a heart attack.


Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) A delegation of Cuban doctors arrived in Slovakia to bring advisory in the application of Heberprot-p, the only drug in the world for the treatment of diabetic foot, reported today CubaMinrex foreign Ministry''s website.


George Town, May 24 (Prensa Latina) About 21,000 voters go to the polls today in the Cayman Islands to elect the 15 members of the new Legislative Assembly of this British Caribbean territory.