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Central America / Caribbean

Eusebio Leal leaves a great legacy in Cuba, reporter says in PanamaPanama, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban intellectual Eusebio Leal, who passed away last Friday, leaves a great legacy: an Old Havana restored with the help of neighbors who joined the master plan that changed the destiny of their community.

Cuban doctors increase attention in Jamaica against the Covid-19Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The contingent of Cuban doctors in Jamaica reported a total of 49,838 consultations at the end of July, considered a notable increase in the midst of the joint confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted onWashington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on health care in the region, in reference to the appearance of measles outbreaks in Brazil and diphtheria in Haiti and Venezuela.

Caracas, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Vice President of Planning Ricardo Menendez proposed on Tuesday to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to manage the creation by the United Nations of a fund to economically aid blocked countries.

Havana, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuba urged on Tuesday in its condition as outgoing ECLAC President Pro Tempore for a world with zero poverty and hunger, with access to universal and quality education systems and healthcare services for all.

Managua, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) Carlos Fonseca Teran, leader of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), appealed on Tuesday to dismantle the media campaign blaming the FSLN for a fire inside Managua's Metropolitan Cathedral.

Panama, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) With a white rose in his hands and almost without removing the dust from the road, the Cuban intellectual Eusebio Leal paid homage to the apostle José Martí during his last visit to Panama in 2015.

United Nations, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) The damage caused during the hurricane season in Central America and the Caribbean may make children and their families more vulnerable in the midst of the pandemic, and this is a current concern at the UN.

Santo Domingo, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic's Ministry of Public Health recorded on Monday 73,117 Covid-19 cases and 1,183 deaths.

3 de agosto de 2020, 13:38San Jose, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Health suspended until 2021 all activities involving mass gatherings, including sporting events, concerts or any other activities to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Mexico, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Mexico begins tomorrow, August 4, the 2020-2021 school year at a distance because it lacks the conditions to do so in person due to the Covid-19 pandemic, announced Monday the Secretary of Education, Esteban Moctezuma.