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Centroamérica / Caribe

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Por Orlando Oramas León

México, (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.


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.


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.