Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Call for greater use of renewable energy in Caricom Bridgetown, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, called on the countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to place greater emphasis on the renewable energy sector, the Barbados Today site highlights today. President of Panama will convene Bicentennial Pact Panama, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Transcendental issues for the present and future of Panama such as health, education, security, economy and social security will be debated during the Bicentennial Pact, to be convened today by President Laurentino Cortizo. Panama negotiates anti-covid vaccines with three drug companies Panama, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian health authorities today have agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pzifer, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca to purchase vaccines against Covid-19, said physician Eduardo Ortega. Role of Dominican institution Funglode on its 20th anniversary Santo Domingo, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Global Democracy and Development Foundation (Funglode), Leonel Fernández, highlighted the role of that Dominican institution being renewed today in its 20th anniversary. Rigoberta Menchu condemns repression in Guatemala Guatemala, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu on Monday joined the voices that condemn here the overuse of force against the mostly peaceful protest on Saturday in Guatemala. Nicaragua restores 95% electricity service Managua, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) After the damages caused by Hurricane Iota a week ago, Nicaragua has restored 95% of the electricity system, Salvador Mansell, executive president of the National Electric Transmission Company (ENATREL), said on Monday. Panama's government to boost literacy with Cuban teaching method (+Photo) Panama, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Yes I Can teaching method of literacy reached 77,230 illiterates, 13 years after its implementation within 'Muevete por Panama' (Move around Panama) program, and the government plans to currently strengthen it, local press informed here. Mexican Senate approves marijuana legalization bill Mexico, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Mexican marijuana consumers are happy this Friday as the Senate approved by a final vote from 82 to 18 that adult can use cannabis, so it is legal to carry and smoke it. Mexican Senate calls on US to end blockade to Cuba Mexico, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican Senate called on the US government to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade it has implemented against Cuba for more than 50 years, its internal bulletin informs on Thursday. Authorities report 18 deaths in Honduras due to storm Iota Tegucigalpa, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The Fire Department and the Permanent Contingency Commission (Copeco) reported that the passage of storm Iota through Honduras left at least 18 dead to date. Haitian lawyers reject commission to draft new Constitution Port-au-Prince, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The Bar Association of Port-Au-Prince rejected the government commission to draft a new Constitution in Haiti, noting that it contradicts the provisions of the current Constitution. Creation in progress of Latin American and Caribbean Space Agency Mexico, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, reported on progress to create a Latin American and Caribbean space agency. Panama decrees national emergency due to Hurricane Iota Panama City, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The extension of the Environmental Emergency across the country to face the first consequences of Hurricane Iota anticipated on Monday to an increase of the natural disasters the periphery of the meteorological event could leave in Panama. Panamanians over 60 die of Covid-19 the most Panama, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Almost 90 percent of those that die in Panama of Covid-19 Panama are adults over 60 years of age with risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity and kidney failure, as per a health report. Hurricane Iota advances to Nicaragua as category one Managua, Nov. 15 (Prensa Latina) As it turns into category one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale of five, Iota is advancing on Sunday toward the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, with sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour, a government agency warns. New government to take office in Belize on Monday Belmopan, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The new government of Belize, headed by John Briceño, will be sworn in next Monday after the broad victory of its United People's Party (PUP) in last Wednesday's elections, it was announced here today. New tropical depression may hit Central America as a hurricane Washington, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Tropical depression number 31 of the current hurricane season is formed on Friday in the Caribbean Sea and may reach Central America as a hurricane this weekend. Attorney general's office must try former presidents, says Obrador Mexico, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The investigation and possible trial of five former Mexican presidents for irregularities in their terms of office is the responsibility of the Attorney General's Office, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said today. 2021 budget among the highest in Mexico Mexico, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that the 2021 national budget, equivalent to 63.282 billion dollars, will be one of the highest in the country. Dominicana for developing a strategic port of Caucedo Santo Domingo, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Dominican President Luis Abinader on Tuesday envisaged expanding the DP World Caucedo port, located in Santo Domingo province, as a strategic project for regional logistics projects.