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Central America / Caribbean

Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has highlighted on Saturday that this region is working towards attaining sustainable development.

Port-au-Prince, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The recently created Progressive Opposition Force (FOP) invited the population to take to the streets, Saturday, to demand accountability from the Haitian government for the country''s situation.

Santo Domingo, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Fuel Prices - except the case of natural gas, decreased between 0.40 pesos (0.007 dollars) and 3.20 (0.06) in the Dominican Republic, according to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and SMEs (MICM).

Managua, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The national dialogue for understanding and peace in Nicaragua will continue on Monday 20, the government delegation to the negotiating table announced in a press release on Friday.

Port-au-Prince, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Association of Cubans Residing in Haiti (ACRH) condemned the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and denounced U.S. interference and annexationist attempts against the island.

Mexico, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday ratified his government''s policy in favor of the LGBT community, a year after same-sex marriages were approved in the country.

Panama, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The ruling Panameñista Party is facing a serious crisis after the recent electoral debacle, while party members demand the resignation of the leadership and today''s debate focuses on who will lead the organization.

Mexico, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Environmental Commission of the Megalopolis (CAME) confirmed that the Extraordinary Atmospheric Environmental Contingency is currently maintained by ozone and fine particles throughout Mexico City.

PhotosPL: Emilio Herrera

Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Human error caused the Boeing 737-200 of Mexican airline Damojh to crash in Havana after takeoff on May 18, 2018, killing 112 people, Cuban aeronautic authorities officially reported on Thursday.

Panama, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (Odecabe), Steve Stoute, held an audit meeting here to oversee preparations for the 24th Central American and Caribbean Games 2022.

Managua, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Reconciliation and National Unity of Nicaragua (GRUN) stressed on Thursday in a statement that there are advances in negotiations with the opposition Civic Alliance.