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Central America / Caribbean

Mexico, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) I am not satisfied with the way in which the creation of the National Guard was passed by Congress, said on Thursday the president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commenting on the changes introduced by the House of Representatives. In response to a question on the subject during his morning press briefing at the National Palace, the president announced that he will respectfully ask the Senate to avoid the removal of a transitory article, which thins down the performance of the armed forces in the new military corps for the guarantee of pacifying the country.

Santo Domingo, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Two cases of avian influenza in the Dominican province of Espaillat were confirmed today by the Minister of Agriculture, Osmar Benitez.

Mexico, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) approved an exploration and production development plan for Pemex in the Esah field, with an investment of one billion 143 million dollars, the company confirmed this Wednesday.

Mexico, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Without the support of the people, it is impossible to win the fight against the theft of gasoline, which is why I congratulate you, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday when taking stock of the battle against ''huachicaleo''.

Mexico, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican government is in control of the situation thanks to the surveillance of pipelines and other facilities, the theft is coming under control and there is enough gasoline supply, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday.

16 de enero de 2019, 09:55San Salvador, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador commemorates the 27th anniversary of the signing of its Peace Agreeements, which ended 12 years of civil war and restored democracy in this Central American nation.

16 de enero de 2019, 09:37Guatemala, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) Nearly a thousand Hondurans are in Guatemala today after breaking the siege of 150 police officers on the border in an attempt to reach the United States.

16 de enero de 2019, 09:15Mexico, Jan 16 (Prensa Latina) The new financial aid plan that the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will begin to apply soon will be an important welcome among self-employed people.

Havana, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President, Miguel Díaz-Canel, received today in this capital the Prime Minister of Belize, Dean Oliver Barrow, who arrived today to this island with the purpose of tightening relations between both countries.

Puerto Principe, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, said on Monday that 2019 must result in a Haiti with credible, honest, democratic and transparent elections, to have the support of his administration.

Panama, Jan 15 (Prensa Latina) With the arrival of three sailboats to the Caribbean province of Colon from France, today there are more than 15,000 pilgrims who have come to Panama for attending World Youth Day (WYD).