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Central America / Caribbean

Mexico, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) A group of prominent businesspersons created a council to advise the next president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who accepted their participation, it was reported on Friday. The three main media owners, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, Bernardo Gomez, and Olegario Vazquez Aldir will be in the group, as well as Carlos Hank, who heads the most important Mexican bank, Banorte.


Antigua, Guatemala, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) With the compass oriented in a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Ibero-America, 17 Heads of State or Government will open on Friday the high-level segment of the 26th Summit that takes place in this colonial city.


Georgetown, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Thursday expressed the concern of its member countries about the implementation of the agreed modalities for the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS).


By Maitte Marrero Canda

Guatemala, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) A photograph of the first Cuban doctors and health workers who arrived in Sierra Leone in 2014 to combat Ebola illustrates this Thursday one of the multiple dimensions of Latin America's global leadership in South-South cooperation.


Mexico, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Central American migrants who travel through Mexico in search of the border with the United States persist on Thursday despite intense rains and low temperatures that hit a large part of this country.


By Osvaldo Rodriguez Martinez

Panama, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) El Salvador respects the right of its nationals to leave the country, said on Thursday Liduvina Magarin, Salvadoran Deputy Foreign Minister, in response to the United States that demanded that Central America block the migrant caravan.


Mexico, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Some 350,000 Central Americans cross through Mexico each year in conditions of vulnerability to reach the United States, according to statements by researcher Jessica Najera, published Wednesday.


Port-au-Prince, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Victims of the October 6 earthquake which rocked northeastern Haiti are calling for government aid and deploring the neglect of state authorities, local media reported Wednesday.


Bridgetown, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The government of Barbados will review its current international trade legislation to comply with the regulations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on harmful tax practices, official sources state on Wednesday.


By Maitte Marrero Canda

uatemala, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Just some few hours after the highest-level segment of the 26th Ibero-American Summit opened, Guatemala welcomes on Wednesday the first heads of State and Government, foreign ministers and delegations.


Georgetown, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) arranges the last details on Tuesday for the First United Arab Emirates-Caribbean Cooperation Forum, which will take place in Dubai from November 24 to 26.