Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Delays still reported at polling stations in El Salvador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64910&SEO=delays-still-reported-at-polling-stations-in-el-salvador San Salvador, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The legislative and municipal elections in El Salvador are taking place on Sunday with a delay in several polling stations that mainly affect vulnerable people. Saving lives, a premise by Cuban medical contingent http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64915&SEO=saving-lives-a-premise-by-cuban-medical-contingent Mexico, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Saving lives is the main objective of Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Contingent, and achieving it requires constant professional improvement, Dr. Jesus Fernando Valdes Herrera told Prensa Latina. Cuba, Dominican Republic ratify ties of friendship and cooperation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64880&SEO=cuba-dominican-republic-ratify-ties-of-friendship-and-cooperation Havana, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel and Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader ratified on Friday the historic ties of friendship that unite the two countries. Cuba's vaccines make progress despite US blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64868&SEO=cubas-vaccines-make-progress-despite-us-blockade Castries, (Prensa Latina) Prominent diplomat Ronald Sanders, from Antigua and Barbuda, on Friday praised Cuba's progress in the production of Covid-19 vaccines despite the impact of the United States blockade against that country. Haiti´s President invites CARICOM to learn about national situation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64850&SEO=haitis-president-invites-caricom-to-learn-about-national-situation Port-au-Prince, (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on Thursday invited CARICOM member countries to send representatives to learn about the country´s present situation. Costa Rica begins second study of equine serum to treat Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64849&SEO=costa-rica-begins-second-study-of-equine-serum-to-treat-covid-19 San Jose, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican researchers will begin Friday the second study of the application of equine serum to treat Covid-19. Eight dead, including prison director, after Haiti jail break http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64847&SEO=eight-dead-including-prison-director-after-haiti-jail-break Port-au-Prince, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The director of the Croix des Bouquets prison Paul Hector Joseph was among at least eight people killed on Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from Haiti´s capital penitentiary, police spokesman Gary Desrosiers stated. Haitian university students denounce police brutality http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64828&SEO=haitian-university-students-denounce-police-brutality Port-au-Prince, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Haitian students today criticized the systematic use of live ammunition to disperse the recent demonstrations of university students against kidnapping, and described the events as police brutality. Costa Rican unions to define actions on IMF agreement http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64820&SEO=costa-rican-unions-to-define-actions-on-imf-agreement San Jose, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the Costa Rican Social and Union Unitary Bloc (BUSSCO) will define on Thursday the joint actions on government's agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Public Employment bill. Mexico, Argentina to strengthen alliance against Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64814&SEO=mexico-argentina-to-strengthen-alliance-against-covid-19 Mexico, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Mexico and Argentina on Wednesday agreed to strengthen both strategic alliances and to face a common front to fight the Covid-19 crisis and its socioeconomic aftereffects in the region as well as to increase the commercial exchange. World leaders congratulate Costa Rica for decarbonization plan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64813&SEO=world-leaders-congratulate-costa-rica-for-decarbonization-plan San Jose, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) World leaders on Wednesday congratulated Costa Rica on the 2nd anniversary of the National Decarbonization Plan (PND), with which this country seeks to achieve zero emissions by 2050. Latin America tripled food insecurity in 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64812&SEO=latin-america-tripled-food-insecurity-in-2020 Washington, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Latin America has tripled its severe food insecurity rates in 2020, compared to the previous year, since as many as 10 million people are currently affected by this scourge, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Action Against Hunger warned. Panama to host Latin America Business Expo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64805&SEO=panama-to-host-latin-america-business-expo Panama, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Some 200 Panamanian and foreign exporting, distribution and service provider companies will meet virtually from March 22 to 31 as part of the Latin America Business Expo. Lopez Obrador ratifies anti-Covid vaccination first for older adults http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64797&SEO=lopez-obrador-ratifies-anti-covid-vaccination-first-for-older-adults 24 de febrero de 2021, 14:20Mexico, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Wednesday that the anti-Covid-19 vaccination program remains older adults as a priority. Haiti, Colombia to collaborate on security matters http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64772&SEO=haiti-colombia-to-collaborate-on-security-matters Port-au-Prince, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) A Colombian police mission will collaborate with Haiti on security matters, given the magnitude of the kidnapping activity, one of the main problems in the Caribbean nation. Mexico, Argentina to reactivate Strategic Association mechanisms http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64769&SEO=mexico-argentina-to-reactivate-strategic-association-mechanisms Mexico, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Mexico and Argentina on Tuesday signed a roadmap so as to reactivate existing institutional mechanisms and hold the V Meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers Agreement in the second half of the year. Haitian president accused of putting journalists at risk http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64766&SEO=haitian-president-accused-of-putting-journalists-at-risk Port-au-Prince, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Journalists Association (AJH) on Tuesday warned that President Jovenel Moïse´s statements put journalists at risk and constitute an attack on freedoms of the press. Chinese vaccine doses arrive in the Dominican Republic http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64765&SEO=chinese-vaccine-doses-arrive-in-the-dominican-republic Santo Domingo, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) A batch of 768,000 Chinese Sinovac vaccine doses on Tuesday arrived in Dominican Republic for the immunization campaign to fight the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Literacy makes progress in Panama with Cuban method http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64747&SEO=literacy-makes-progress-in-panama-with-cuban-method Panama, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) More than 800 Panamanians learned to read and write amid the Covid-19 pandemic with help of the Cuban literacy method 'Yo si puedo' (Yes, I can), the Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) informed on Tuesday. International organizations seek to save Caribbean tourism http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64737&SEO=international-organizations-seek-to-save-caribbean-tourism Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Reports from international tourism organizations on nowadays point out the intention of boosting the travel industry in the Caribbean region, strongly affected by Covid-19.