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Centroamérica / Caribe

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), Ricardo Anaya and José Antonio Meade are already candidates for the presidency of Mexico, and today everything seems to indicate that among them will be the winner of the July 1 elections.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) A magnitude-six earthquake struck at one o''clock today this capital and the states of Mexico, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Morelos, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Chiapas.

Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The exodus of politicians and legislators from various Mexican parties to the Movement of National Regeneration (MORENA) continues today, when that organization will proclaim the candidacy for the Presidency of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Mexico, feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Denunciations about disappearances are on the rise today in Nayarit, west of here, where the findings of clandestine graves also grow.

Por Edilberto F. Méndez Amador

Santo Domingo, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza ratified the continuity of the Bolivarian Revolution that ''the north that seeks to dominate us'' will never defeat.

United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean experienced the highest increase in terms of women''s employment and participation in the labor force reported in the developing regions during the last decade.

Mexico, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The consumption of both foreign and domestic tourists in Mexico fell 1.9 % from July to September 2017, reported today the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).