// // //

Centroamérica / Caribe

México, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Discrimination is today one of the main causes of poverty and inequality in Mexico, warned Alexandra Hass Paciuc, head of the National Council to Prevent that scourge (Conapred).

Tegucigalpa, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Electoral Observation Coalition N-26 requested the controversial Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) of Honduras today to recount 18,123 ballots at the presidential level in the face of the instability generated in the country due to allegations of fraud.

Paris, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The French government today called for transparency to be ensured in the electoral process in Honduras, a country that is experiencing a crisis following the general elections held on November 26.

Tegucigalpa, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The political and social tensions is persisting today in Honduras nine days after the general elections, marred by irregularities and allegations of fraud by the Alliance of Opposition against the Dictatorship.

Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Nicaragua has donated 600 tons of wood to Cuba to help restore the damage caused by destructive hurricane Irma early last September.

Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray opened today the United Nations preparatory meeting on global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Relatives of missing persons located in the desert of the state of Coahuila, what they described as an extermination center used by organized crime and thousands of skeletal remains were found, it was known today.

Kingston,Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck is proposing the suspension of licences of drivers with five or more outstanding tickets for traffic violations according to JIS website.

Mexico, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Guerrero has become the most violent state in Mexico and records more than 9,700 malicious homicides in four years and 10 months, particularly by criminal groups.

Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan baseball player José Altuve received today the vote of the multinational TELESUR TV and continous to lead Prensa Latina Sports Survey, which awards the best Latin American and Caribbean athletes of the year.

Montevideo, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) The massive participation of Chinese and Latin American corporations in the recently concluded Business Summit of Punta del Este, Uruguay, between these two regions, marked a step forward in the future of economic and commercial relations.