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Centroamérica / Caribe

Mexico, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Lynchings, especially of thieves, are growing in Mexico today, according to a study by the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) related to social violence.

Santo Domingo, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Embassy in the Dominican Republic celebrated the 59th Anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution on the Caribbean island.

Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro returned home after participating in the 6th Summit of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, and paying an official visit to Antigua and Barbuda, the newspaper Juventud Rebelde reported today.

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Lucia, a Cuban film by Humberto Solas, will kick off today a sample of restored classics of the 39th International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, an event that will run until December 17.

Mexico, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Techint Group, an Argentine-Italian steel consortium, proposed to the Mexican government the installation of a rolling mill in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, with an investment of one billion dollars, it was known today.

Puerto au Príncipe, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Institute of Statistics and Information (IHSI) under the patronage of the Primature has officially announced the 5th General Census of Population and the Habitat, planned to begin in October 2018.

Santo Domingo, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Jean Rodriguez, General Prosecutor of the Dominican Republic, called to fight corruption Friday, in a task that will take time and the best efforts and capacities by the whole nation.

Saint Mary, Antigua and Barbuda, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) signed today memorandums of understanding for cooperation in disaster prevention and promote tourism as a multi-destination in the region.

Kingston, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) More than 5,500 Haitians were deported by the administration of US President Donald Trump during the fiscal year 2017, compared to only 310 in 2016, the digital portal News America reported today.

Saint Mary, Antigua Barbuda, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Raul Castro affirmed today his country supports its neighbors of the Caribbean Community

Santo Domingo, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPPAL) today condemned the warrant for preventive custody against former President Cristina Fernandez and the request to strip her of parliamentary immunity.