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Central America / Caribbean

Berlin, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Usain Bolt, the best Olympic sprinter in history, will star Friday along with the Borussia Dortmund team of the German soccer division, a peculiar advertising campaign, the German club announced today.


Santo Domingo, mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The lynchings in the Dominican Republic are becoming more frequent as a way to do ''justice'' by their own hands, press media are reporting today in this capital.


Georgetown, mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) today began a period of mutual work for cooperation in the area of ​​technical assistance and capacity building.


Kingston, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican Minister of Gender, Culture, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange says the government would be moving to amend legislation as well as ratify international conventions as part of a coordinated response to the theft and export of invaluable cultural artefacts which belong to the people of Jamaica.


Mexico, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Armed men attacked three schools in Sabana Valley in Acapulco, Guerrero State, where they stole teachers and students' belongings and cut the girls hair, educational authorities reported.


Port of Prince, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Former presidential candidate Eric Jean Baptiste demanded an investigation into the alleged murders of Haitians in the Dominican town of Pedernales, in the midst of increased tension in that city following the ultimatum given to a local couple.


Beijing, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Hainan Airlines launched today the first direct flight route connecting the capitals of China and Mexico, one more step to bring closer the Asian nation, Latin America and the Caribbean.


Panama, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) The escalation in the dispute between the Panamanian Executive and the National Assembly is blocking institutional work, while President Juan Carlos Varela denies the existence of a crisis and refuses to dialogue with the lawmakers.


San Jose, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) Panama''s President Juan Carlos Varela will hold a meeting today with his Costa Rican counterpart Luis Guillermo Solis, after which they will sign an exchange of letters on the construction of the Sixaola Binational Bridge.


Panama, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) More than 80 percent of the Panamanian population refers today to be living in an insecure country, according to the victimization and social perception survey of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap).


Port of Prince, mar 20 (Prensa Latina) Human rights organizations denounced the presence of dubious reputation officers within the Staff of the Armed Forces of Haiti (FADH), linked to alleged violations in the past.