Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Two regional female athletes nominated for IAAF Awards Monaco,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are the only two Latin American and Caribbean female athletes nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award. Mexico offers protection to Ecuadorian assembly members 15 de octubre de 2019, 12:52Mexico, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government maintains the commitment to protect the human rights of Assembly members of Ecuador, regardless of political positions, at its embassy, official sources reported on Tuesday. Another corruption scandal uncovered in Panama (+Photo) Panama, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) A new corruption scandal revealed on Monday by the daily La Estrella de Panama, involves a construction company owned by Mexican Carlos Slim, which allegedly bribed officials of the Ricardo Martinelli administration (2009-2014). IMF: Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent in 2019 Washington, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 0.2 percent this year, eight tenths less than in 2018 and more than one percentage point below the previous forecast, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported here today. Mexico: 4th Meeting of Cubans residing in Latin America & Caribbean (+Photo) FotosPL: José Tito MeriñoHavana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Delegates from 16 countries will come together this week in Mexico City to participate in the 4th Regional Meeting of Cubans Residing in Latin America and the Caribbean, sources from the Foreign Ministry reported. UN appoints US diplomat to lead new mission in Haiti United Nations, Oct 14 ( Prensa Latina ) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today appointed US diplomat Helen Meagher La Lime as special representative for Haiti and head of the United Nations Integrated Office there. Nicaraguan Central Bank supports economic recovery by 2020 Managua, Prensa Latina) Next year will be a year in which the country must lay the foundations for economic recovery, Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN), ratified today. Quake of 3.5 on the Richter scale shakes northern Haiti Port-au-Prince, Oct 14 ( Prensa Latina) A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook Haiti's second largest city Cape Haitian, on the north coast, today. Salvadoran church calls to investigate politicians and gangs' links San Salvador, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador's Catholic Church today joined calls for a more rigorous investigation into the alleged links between politicians and gangs in this Central American nation. Haitian opposition presents new agenda of protests Port-au-Prince, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) With spirits running high following the massive protest led by artists yesterday, Haitian opposition sectors called for a new week of demonstrations to begin on Monday. Mexico reveals public safety report Mexico, Oct. 14 (Prensa Latina) Mexican Deputy Interior Minister for Human Rights, Alejandro Encinas, on Monday revealed the discovery of 352 burial sites in Mexico, 594 clandestine graves and 706 exhumed bodies. U.S. Agency acknowledges error: Mexico did not import crude Mexico, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The recognition by the United States Census Bureau that Mexico did not import crude oil from its northern neighbor, confirms today the government's intention this country to possess energy sovereignty. Copppal expresses concern over repression in Ecuador Santo Domingo, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPPAL) expressed on Monday its concern and alarm at the repression of the people of Ecuador. Jamaica boosts investment in renewable energy Kingston, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Jamaica continues boosting investment in renewable energy, with a view to moving towards the economic future of the country. Bukele calls to investigate Parliament president San Salvador, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, urged today to investigate the head of Parliament, Norman Quijano, for his alleged negotiation of votes with gangs. Haitian government describes economic situation as catastrophic Port-au-Prince, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government today described the country's economic situation as 'catastrophic' and suggested that this was linked to the strong protest movements of recent months. Italian Foreign Minister highlights links with Latin America and the Rome, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio highlighted today the close links and good prospects for collaboration between his country and the Latin American and Caribbean nations. Costa Rica and UNDP sign agreement on gender equality in biodiversity San Jose, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement to promote gender equality in biodiversity. Dominican Electoral Court meets urgently Santo Domingo, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Electoral Court of the Dominican Republic (TSE) responds today a request from former president Leonel Fernández to prevent the winner from being proclaimed in the primary passes until a technical-forensic audit is carried out. Mexico expresses concern about situation in Ecuador Mexico, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The government of Mexico expressed today in a statement its concern about the serious events that occur in Ecuador and called for respecting the rule of law and human rights.