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Interior 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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) 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.