Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuba thanks CARICOM for support against US blockade 9 de mayo de 2021, 0:30  Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Saturday thanked the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) for its solidarity and support against the United States economic blockade against Cuba. In a message on his Twitter account, the head of Cuban diplomacy welcomed the demand made by the CARICOM foreign ministers for an end to Washington's pressures. 'This extraterritorial policy affects third countries and is the main obstacle to our development,' Rodriguez tweeted. CARICOM reiterates rejection of US blockade against Cuba Georgetown, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has reiterated its rejection of the United States blockade against Cuba, due to its adverse impact on the socioeconomic development of the island, the regional organization said on Saturday in a statement. Haiti announces simulation exercises for natural disasters Port-au-Prince, May 8 (Prensa Latina) Haiti will carry out on May 27 and 28 a simulation exercise (SIMEX) to prepare for natural disasters in the northern part of the country, the Civil Protection Directorate announced. Participants of Caribbean Festival show regional solidarity Santiago de Cuba, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity with the peoples of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, Colombia and Mexico was expressed here on Friday during the presentation of the 40th edition of the International Caribbean Festival. Tourism Ministers call for recovering the sector in the region Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The meeting of Tourism Ministers of the Americas, convened by the World Tourism Organization, was inaugurated on Friday in the Dominican Republic with a call for the recovery of the sector and cooperation. Kidnapped Haitian official released 7 de mayo de 2021, 13:46Port-au-Prince, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Wilkens Dicette, a local official from the commune of Petit-Goâve, on the southern outskirts of the Haitian capital, was released after two weeks of kidnapping, the local press revealed on Friday. Syringes for Cuba campaign makes progress in Honduras Tegucigalpa, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The continental campaign from the solidarity movements with Cuba to send one million syringes to the Caribbean nation for the Covid-19 vaccination is making progress in Honduras, an activist from the crusade confirmed on Friday. Theater Festival marks return to theaters in Puerto Rico San Juan, (Prensa Latina) The Puerto Rican and International Theater Festival is currently the trump card of culture in this country as it marks the return to theaters on May 14. Cuba ratifies willingness to cooperate with Haiti Havana, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel today highlighted the historic ties with Haiti and expressed his government's willingness to cooperate with that Caribbean state. Mexico insists on democratizing vaccine production through CELAC Mexico, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Mexico, as the pro tempore president of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), insisted on the democratization of the distribution of vaccines against Covid-19, La Jornada reported on Thursday. Haiti among 10 most-food insecure countries Port-au-Prince, May 6 (Prensa Latina) Haiti is one of the 10 countries with highest number of populations undergoing food insecurity, Bruno Lemarquis, UN humanitarian coordinator, confirmed. Kidnappings in Haiti increase threefold in a month Port-au-Prince, May 5 (Prensa Latina) Haiti's Center for Analysis and Research in Human Rights reported 91 kidnappings in April, more than three times compared to the previous month, according to a report disclosed on Wednesday. Metro accident in Mexico to be investigated as homicide Mexico, May 5 (Prensa Latina) The accident on Line 12 of the Mexico City Metro will be investigated as homicide and property damage, the Attorney General's Office reported. Enrique Bonne and Johnny Ventura are together in a musical adventure Santiago de Cuba, May 4 (Prensa Latina) National Music Prize winner Enrique Bonne and popular Dominican performer Johnny Ventura are joining their talents in an album in which they will be accompanied by the saxophone quartet Magic Sax, from this city. Diaz-Canel regrets Mexico's subway accident Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Tuesday regretted the accident that occurred in the subway of Mexico City, where 24 people were killed and over 70 were injured. Cuba extends condolences to Mexico for subway accident Havana, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez today extended his condolences to Mexico for the loss of human life and injuries in the subway accident reported in the capital of the Central American nation. Nicaragua to apply 100,000 anti-Covid-19 vaccine doses this week Managua, May 4 (Prensa Latina) 100,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses will be applied in Nicaragua this week, Vice President Rosario Murillo reported. Panama sets regulations for travelers from India Panama, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Travelers coming from India must carry a Covid-19 PCR or negative test from Monday on 48 hours before arriving in Panama. China defends non-interference in El Salvador´s crisis San Salvador, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Chinese embassy in El Salvador refused to interfere in the Central American country´s internal affairs, following international backlash to changes in the judiciary. Forest fires in Mexico affect 212,000 hectares 4 de mayo de 2021, 0:15 Mexico, May 4 (Prensa Latina) Forest fires in Mexico have affected 212,000 hectares in all 32 states since the beginning of this year, being the third most severe season since 2011, the National Forestry Commission reported.