Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Dominican Republic receives donation from Chinese company Alibaba Santo Domingo, April 4 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic received 50,000 masks, 15,000 diagnostic reagents and four fans from the Chinese company Alibaba and the Jack Ma Foundation, was reported here this Saturday. Mexico begins plan to train specialist doctors in Covid-19 Mexico, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, today called on doctors in the country to join an urgent plan for training specialists to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic in all its complexities. Panama Canal operates normally, administrator says Panama, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) on Friday ratified in a message that the interoceanic waterway works normally and will guarantee its support for the international supply chains, despite the health crisis affecting the world. Caribbean countries in economic decline due to Covid-19 Saint John, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, said that the Caribbean region is experiencing an unexpected economic decline following the declaration of the Covid-19 coronavirus as a pandemic. Dominicans condemn inhumane US blockade against Cuba at the UN Santo Domingo, April 3 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Campaign for Solidarity with Cuba has condemned on Friday the economic, commercial and financial US blockade against Cuba, according to a letter sent to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Nicaragua decrees eleven days vacations for state workers 3 de abril de 2020, 11:30Managua, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan government today decided that the traditional Easter holidays will take place between April 4 and 15 for all state workers, reported the vice president, Rosario Murillo. Dominican Republic takes action for Easter due to Covid-19 3 de abril de 2020, 11:18Santo Domingo, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican government announced today that during the Easter Week celebration, religious activities in churches are prohibited in order to avoid the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Uncertainty, deaths and more contagions by Covid-19 in the Americas 3 de abril de 2020, 11:14Havana, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Uncertainty about the behavior of the Covid-19 pandemic is growing in the Americas, as the number of positive cases and deaths increase in the region. Haiti launches sanitation campaign to prevent Covid-19 2 de abril de 2020, 15:57Puerto Principe, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government officially launched a national sanitation campaign on Thursday, as part of preventive measures to stop the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Dominican Republic: 60 dead, 1.380 Covid-19 infections 2 de abril de 2020, 15:56 Santo Domingo, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic is on Thursday registering 60 dead and 1,380 infections of new SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, the disease that caused Covid-19, the Ministry of Public Health reported today. ECLAC: Serious effects of Covid-19 for Latin America 2 de abril de 2020, 15:54 Santiago de Chile, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Serious effects for Latin America and the Caribbean due to the presence Covid-19 pandemic and also the need for a new development model were pointed out here by Alicia Barcena, ECLAC executive director. Graves for Covid-19 victims in San Salvador are still open and unused San Salvador, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) San Salvador Mayor Ernesto Muyshondt confirmed that the graves opened in La Bermeja cemetery in this capital for the novel coronavirus victims are still unused, despite that two people have died of the disease. Haiti warned about using chloroquine to prevent Covid-19 Port-au-Prince, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) After the supposed benefits of chloroquine to treat the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were announced, the Haitian Ministry of Health stated that the medicine requires a prescription. About 70 million Mexicans with limited mobility due to Covid-19 Mexico City, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Social distancing measures adopted by Mexico to fight the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus limit that over 70 million people can move in public spaces, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion Hugo Lopez-Gatell said. Covid-19 can leave 21 million Mexicans in misery 1 de abril de 2020, 14:16Mexico, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 pandemic could reduce by 4.5 percent Mexico's per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and leave 21 million people in poverty, experts warned today. Panamanian Government delivers free food to one million citizens 1 de abril de 2020, 12:59Panama, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Panama delivered free food to one million low-budget people and those who lost their livelihoods due to Covid-19, President Laurentino Cortizo said on Tuesday. US response to Covid-19 pandemic is a world threat, denounces Cuba Havana, April 1 (Prensa Latina) The ineffective and opportunist response of the US government to Covid-19 pandemic is a threat for humanity, deemed this Wednesday Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Government of Haiti distributes drinking water in neighborhoods 1 de abril de 2020, 12:8Port-Au-Prince, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Haiti is distributing drinking water in disadvantaged neighborhoods without running water supply as part of the measures to stop the propagation of SARS-CoV-2, with 16 positive cases registered as per the latest report. Mexico's President goes for isolation due to Covid-19 Mexico, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made this Monday a plea to the people to follow isolation measures and fulfills its tradition of loving others in the face of Covid-19 pandemic. More than 700 arrests in El Salvador for violating house quarantine San Salvador, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran authorities have reported more than 700 arrests in eight days for violating home quarantine decreed to curb the spread of the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2.